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Which mothers wean their babies prematurely from full breastfeeding? An Australian cohort study

Baxter, Jennifer A; Cooklin, Amanda R.; Smith, Julie


Aim: To identify the maternal and infant characteristics associated with an early transition from full breastfeeding to complementary or no breastfeeding during the first 2 months of life in a large, representative cohort of Australian infants. Method: Multinomial logistic modelling was performed on data for infants with complete breastfeeding and sociodemographic data (N = 4679) including maternal age, education, smoking, employment, pregnancy and birth outcomes. Results: Ninety-one percent of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Acta Paediatrica
DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2009.01335.x


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