Biophysiologic and Social Stress Relationships with Breast Milk Feeding Pre- and Post-Discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 06/01/2012
Purdy IB et al. – Social and medical stressors contribute to breast milk feeding (BMF) duration pre– and post–neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) discharge. The authors speculate that active NICU BMF support targeting vulnerable infants and their families and assisting with plans for BMF pre– and post–discharge will help overcome barriers.