Document Type

Thesis

Publication details

Crepinsek, MA 2010, 'Breastfeeding in an urban population', MSc, Bond University.

Copyright MA Crepinsek 2010

Abstract

This thesis aimed to investigate the breastfeeding initiation rates of women in the Gold Coast region of Queensland, to report on the breastfeeding exclusivity and duration rates of a sample of breastfeeding women from this population, to describe their knowledge of mastitis, and to review published interventions for the prevention of mastitis in breastfeeding women after childbirth.