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Women's breastfeeding experiences following a significant primary postpartum haemorrhage: A multicentre cohort study

Thompson, Jane F.; Heal, Laura J.; Roberts, Christine L.; Ellwood, David A.

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BACKGROUND Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is a significant and increasing contributor to maternal mortality and morbidity. Following a PPH, women may have difficulties initiating and sustaining breastfeeding, although little has been published on this issue. The aim of this study was to describe breastfeeding experiences in a cohort of women following a significant PPH. METHODS This is a descriptive study based on quantitative and qualitative data collected via questionnaires completed in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010-05-27
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95322
Source: International Breastfeeding Journal
DOI: 10.1186/1746-4358-5-5

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