Study supports breast-feeding protocol in primary care practices

04/3/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Rates of exclusive breast-feeding increased when primary care practices instituted a clinical protocol based on the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine's "The Breastfeeding-Friendly Physician's Office, Part 1," according to a study led by nurse practitioner and lactation consultant Sharon Corriveau and colleagues at Loudoun Pediatric Associates in Leesburg, Va. Rates of exclusive breast-feeding were at least 10 percentage points higher in the group that received lactation support than in the group that did not, the researchers report in the journal Pediatrics.

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