Psychosocial and cultural interventions for reducing alcohol consumption during lactation

  • Protocol
  • Intervention


  • Tanya M Cassidy,

    Corresponding author
    1. National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Anthropology, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland
    • Tanya M Cassidy, Anthropology, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, 71 Moyglare Village, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, 1111, Ireland.

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  • Roslyn C Giglia

    1. Curtin University of Technology, Faculty of Health Sciences/School of Public Health, WA Centre for Health Promotion Research, Perth, Australia
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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective of this review is to determine the effectiveness of psychological, sociological and/or cultural interventions for reducing post-natal consumption of alcohol among lactating women who are providing milk to infants.

The secondary objectives are to describe adverse effects to the lactating mother and to the infant in receipt of her milk when psychological, sociological and/or cultural interventions are used to reduce post-natal alcohol consumption.