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2021 Feb 07

Int J Nurs Stud


Development and validation of a predictive model of exclusive breastfeeding at hospital discharge: Retrospective cohort study.


Ballesta-Castillejos A, Gómez-Salgado J, Rodríguez-Almagro J, Hernández-Martínez A
Int J Nurs Stud. 2021 Feb 07; 117:103898.
PMID: 33636452.


The benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and newborn have been widely demonstrated. However, breastfeeding rates at discharge are lower than recommended, so being able to identify women at risk of not breastfeeding at discharge could allow professionals to prioritise care.