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Edited By: Marian F. MacDorman, PhD

Impact Factor: 2.048

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 4/106 (Nursing (Science)); 4/104 (Nursing (Social Science)); 30/78 (Obstetrics & Gynecology); 34/117 (Pediatrics)

Online ISSN: 1523-536X

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    Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12140

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  4. A Comparison of Maternal Attitudes to Breastfeeding in Public and the Association with Breastfeeding Duration in Four European Countries: Results of a Cohort Study

    Jane A. Scott, Yin Ying Kwok, Kate Synnott, Joe Bogue, Sergio Amarri, Elizabeth Norin, Angel Gil, Christine A. Edwards and Other Members of the INFABIO Project Team

    Article first published online: 22 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12138

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    A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Psycho-Education Intervention by Midwives in Reducing Childbirth Fear in Pregnant Women (pages 384–394)

    Jocelyn Toohill, Jennifer Fenwick, Jenny Gamble, Debra K. Creedy, Anne Buist, Erika Turkstra and Elsa-Lena Ryding

    Article first published online: 9 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/birt.12136