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Maternal sociodemographic characteristics and the use of the Iowa Infant Attitude Feeding Scale to describe breastfeeding initiation and duration in a population of urban, Latina mothers: A prospective cohort study

  • Author(s): Heyman, Melvin
  • Holbrook, KE
  • White, MC
  • Heyman, MB
  • Wojcicki, JM
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3711781?pdf=render
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Abstract

Background: The World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding until 6 months of age. Maternal attitudes toward infant feeding are correlated with chosen feeding method and breastfeeding duration. The Iowa Infant Feeding Attitude Scale (IIFAS

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