The experiences of urban, professional women when combining breastfeeding with paid employment in Karachi, Pakistan: a qualitative study.

@article{Hirani2013TheEO,
  title={The experiences of urban, professional women when combining breastfeeding with paid employment in Karachi, Pakistan: a qualitative study.},
  author={Shela Akbar Ali Hirani and Rozina Karmaliani},
  journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 2},
  pages={147-51}
}
INTRODUCTION Pakistan has the second highest child mortality rate in South Asia. Breastfeeding can promote infant health, prevent infection and possibly mortality. However, a gradual decline in breastfeeding is reported for Pakistan; especially among urban, educated, employed women. Little research exists regarding the experiences of professional women in Pakistan who are breastfeeding and employed. AIM To describe the experiences of urban, professional women who breastfeed and are employed… CONTINUE READING
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