The interviews were conducted by Jeri Neely Price, RN, a student in the BSN program at the University of Mississippi for Women School of Nursing.
Influencing Breastfeeding Success
Article first published online: 28 JUL 2006
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing
Volume 7, Issue 6, pages 28–32, November 1978
How to Cite
HALL, J. M. (1978), Influencing Breastfeeding Success. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 7: 28–32. doi: 10.1111/j.1552-6909.1978.tb00935.x
- Issue published online: 28 JUL 2006
- Article first published online: 28 JUL 2006
Results of a study to evaluate factors that influence breastfeeding success, including teaching und nursing support, are reported. A slide-tape Presentation was made to one group (experimental), the presentation plus nursing support was given to a second group (experimental), and a third group (control) received only routine hospital cure All subjects were then interviewed at 6 weeks postpartum Of the control and first experimental groups, 50% were successful Success increased to 80% in the second experimental group The nursing support approach used with the second experimental group is described in detail in the latter half of the article.