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Ann Intern Med. 2008 Oct 21;149(8):560-4.

Primary care interventions to promote breastfeeding: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

Abstract

DESCRIPTION:

Update of a 2003 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on counseling to promote breastfeeding.

METHODS:

The USPSTF evaluated the results of a systematic review, conducted by the Tufts-New England Medical Center Evidence-based Practice Center, of literature published since January 2007 on primary care-initiated, -conducted, or -referable activities to promote and support breastfeeding.

RECOMMENDATION:

The USPSTF recommends interventions during pregnancy and after birth to promote and support breastfeeding (Grade B recommendation).

PMID:
18936503
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