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Trends and Correlates of Breastfeeding in North Carolina: Results from the North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) 1997-2001


Abstract:
This study examined breastfeeding trends over time and identified demographic, maternal, infant, and environmental factors associated with initiation of breastfeeding and duration over eight weeks in North Carolina. The results provide a method for monitoring changes in breastfeeding and helps identify groups that could benefit from additional education, support or services.
Source:
SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 142, June 2004, p1-11, il, bibl, f
Record #:
29475