Providing effective evidence based support for breastfeeding women in primary care

Joyce L Marshall, Sam Ross, Phyll Buchanan, Anna Gavine

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Abstract

Both exclusivity and duration of breastfeeding are increased when support is offered to breastfeeding women. This article provides an overview of best practice information and practical ways for primary care practitioners to support mothers to navigate common breastfeeding challenges. We also consider what is likely to be most effective when providing support during the covid-19 pandemic.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere065927
Number of pages8
JournalThe BMJ
Volume375
Early online date1 Nov 2021
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2021

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