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dc.contributor.authorBevan, Gillian
dc.contributor.authorBrown, Michelle
dc.date.accessioned2015-03-10T10:32:05Zen
dc.date.available2015-03-10T10:32:05Zen
dc.date.issued2014-02en
dc.identifier.citationBevan, G., & Brown, M. (2014). Interventions in exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic review. British journal of nursing (Mark Allen Publishing), 23(2), 86-89.en
dc.identifier.issn0966-0461en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/346455en
dc.description.abstractNow recognised as a worldwide public health issue, the significance of promoting and encouraging exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) has been acknowledged by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Documented policies about the importance of facilitating the support of breastfeeding women is currently receiving worldwide recognition (WHO, 2011; WHO and UNICEF, 2003). This literature review will examine provision of support mechanisms for breastfeeding mothers, focusing on peer support in encouraging the starting and maintaining of EBF. Consideration will also be given to any barriers that may prevent higher success rates, as cultural and educational factors may have a significant impact on the starting and maintaining of EBF. These factors must be considered when starting support groups, networks or activities that aim to address this significant public health issue.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherMark Allen Healthcareen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.magonlinelibrary.com.ezproxy.derby.ac.uk/toc/bjon/currenten
dc.subjectPeer supporten
dc.subjectBarriersen
dc.subjectExclusive breastfeedingen
dc.titleInterventions in exclusive breastfeeding: a systematic reviewen
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalBritish Journal of Nursingen
refterms.dateFOA2019-02-28T13:39:22Z
html.description.abstractNow recognised as a worldwide public health issue, the significance of promoting and encouraging exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) has been acknowledged by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). Documented policies about the importance of facilitating the support of breastfeeding women is currently receiving worldwide recognition (WHO, 2011; WHO and UNICEF, 2003). This literature review will examine provision of support mechanisms for breastfeeding mothers, focusing on peer support in encouraging the starting and maintaining of EBF. Consideration will also be given to any barriers that may prevent higher success rates, as cultural and educational factors may have a significant impact on the starting and maintaining of EBF. These factors must be considered when starting support groups, networks or activities that aim to address this significant public health issue.


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