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Breastfeeding, Family Physicians Supporting (Position Paper) -- AAFP Policies

Feb 13, 2014 - Read the AAFP's position paper on support for breastfeeding.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies & Recommendations

http://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-support.html

Breastfeeding (Policy Statement) -- AAFP Policies

Feb 13, 2014 - Read the AAFP's policy statement on the benefits of breastfeeding.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies & Recommendations

http://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding.html

Breastfeeding Accommodations for Trainees -- AAFP Policies

Feb 13, 2014 - Read AAFP's position on breastfeeding accommodations for trainees.

About AAFP |AAFP Policies & Recommendations

http://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-accommodations-trainees.html

Management of Mastitis in Breastfeeding Women - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2008 - Mastitis occurs in approximately 10 percent of U.S. mothers who are breastfeeding, and it can lead to the cessation of breastfeeding. The risk of mastitis can be reduced by frequent, complete emptying of the breast and by optimizing breastfeeding technique. Sore nipples can precipitate ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0915/p727.html

Breastfeeding -- Clinical Recommendations

Jun 11, 2012 - Access AAFP clinical recommendations on interventions to promote and support breastfeeding.

Patient Care |AAFP Policies & Recommendations

http://www.aafp.org/patient-care/clinical-recommendations/all/breastfeeding.html

Strategies for Breastfeeding Success - American Family Physician

Jul 15, 2008 - Breastfeeding provides significant health benefits for infants and mothers. However, the United States continues to fall short of the breastfeeding goals set by the Healthy People 2010 initiative. The American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and the ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0715/p225.html

Returning to Work While Breastfeeding - American Family Physician

Dec 1, 2003 - Mothers who work outside the home initiate breastfeeding at the same rate as mothers who stay at home. However, the breastfeeding continuance rate declines sharply in mothers who return to work. While the work environment may be less than ideal for the breastfeeding mother, obstacles ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1201/p2201.html

Cochrane for Clinicians: Impact of Breastfeeding Support - American Family Physician

Feb 1, 2013 - Proactive support in many forms, provided by health care professionals or laypersons, increases the duration of any breastfeeding (including partial and exclusive) and exclusive breastfeeding. Face-to-face support is superior to telephone-based interventions. Support for continued ...

American Family Physician : Cochrane for Clinicians

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2013/0201/p176.html

Initial Management of Breastfeeding - American Family Physician

Sep 15, 2001 - Breast milk is widely accepted as the ideal source of nutrition for infants. In order to ensure success in breastfeeding, it is important that it be initiated as early as possible during the neonatal period. This is facilitated by skin-to-skin contact between the mother and infant ...

American Family Physician : Article

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2001/0915/p981.html

Supporting Breastfeeding Makes a Difference for Moms, Babies -- AAFP News

Aug 22, 2013 - The CDC recently released some good news for American mothers and their babies. The agency said in its annual breastfeeding report card that the percentage of newborns who initiated breastfeeding increased from 71 percent in 2000 to 77 percent in 2010. During the same period, there were...

AAFP News : As We See It: Voices From the AAFP

http://www.aafp.org/news/opinion/20130822breastfeedingedl.html

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