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Feeding infants directly at the breast during the postpartum hospital stay is associated with increased breastfeeding at 6 months postpartum: a prospective cohort study

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  • Della A Forster Judith Lumley Centre (formerly Mother and Child Health Research), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Helene M Johns Judith Lumley Centre (formerly Mother and Child Health Research), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Helen L McLachlan Judith Lumley Centre (formerly Mother and Child Health Research), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia School of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Anita M Moorhead Judith Lumley Centre (formerly Mother and Child Health Research), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Kerri M McEgan Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Lisa H Amir Judith Lumley Centre (formerly Mother and Child Health Research), La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Professor Della Forster; d.forster{at}latrobe.edu.au
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Forster DA, Johns HM, McLachlan HL, et al
Feeding infants directly at the breast during the postpartum hospital stay is associated with increased breastfeeding at 6 months postpartum: a prospective cohort study

Publication history

  • Received January 23, 2015
  • Revised March 19, 2015
  • Accepted March 23, 2015
  • First published May 7, 2015.
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May 07, 2015

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