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Predictors of exclusive breastfeeding: Observations from the Alberta pregnancy outcomes and nutrition (APrON) studyDownload
Background Despite growing evidence that supports the importance of 6-month exclusive breastfeeding, few Canadian mothers adhere to this, and early weaning onto solids is a common practice. This study assessed infant feeding transitions during the first 6 months postpartum and factors that...
Despite the evidence supporting 6-month exclusive breastfeeding, few Canadian mothers follow the recommendations. The first study in this thesis evaluated predictors of 6-month exclusive breastfeeding among participants of Alberta Pregnancy Outcomes and Nutrition (APrON) study. The 6-month...