Monthly Archives: July 2012

June 2012 Breastfeeding Coalition Notes

Chequamegon Bay Area Breastfeeding Coalition Notes from June 26th, 2012   Ah – the craziness of summer is in full swing!  My apologies for not getting notes out sooner!  It was a small group in June but they had some great discussions!   They discussed the small meeting size and whether the last Tuesdays are a good fit after all – it was reported that this was a hard day for Bayfield County to attend. ...

Supplemental feeds at hospital main link to mothers not reaching breastfeeding goals

Baby-Friendly Hospital Practices and Meeting Exclusive Breastfeeding Intention Authors: Cria G. Perrine, PhD, Kelley S. Scanlon, PhD, RD, Ruowei Li, MD, PhD, Erika Odom, PhD, and Laurence M. Grummer-Strawn, PhD Pediatrics 2012;130:1–7   In the 2005–2007 Infant Feeding Practices Study II, women completed a prenatal questionnaire and monthly questionnaires through 12 months. Mothers met their prenatal exclusive breastfeeding intention if their duration after the hospital stay (excluding hospital supplementation) equaled or exceeded their intention.  Primary predictor variables included 6...