Awareness of Breastfeeding Recommendations and Duration of Breastfeeding: Findings from the Healthy Beginnings Trial

Breastfeeding Medicine, 05/25/2012

Awareness of the breastfeeding recommendation to breastfeed exclusively for 6 months is an independent positive predictor of breastfeeding initiation and duration. Improving mothers' awareness of the recommendation and strengthening their intention to breastfeed could lead to increased breastfeeding initiation and duration.

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