‘Baby-Friendly’ Steps Help Women Meet Prenatal Breastfeeding Goals

‘Child-Pleasant’ Steps Assist Ladies Meet Prenatal Breastfeeding Objectives

A first-ever study of the effect of evidence-based maternity care practices on prenatal breastfeeding intentions in women from low-income U.S. households shows that the use of “baby-friendly steps” during birth hospitalization made it possible for almost half to breastfeed exclusively for 1 month. Analyses of national data from a longitudinal study of 1,080 women enrolled in…