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Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 1

2002    Simmons V (2002). Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 1. British Journal of Midwifery, 10(5): 297-301. Abstract   There is now no doubt that breastfeeding provides health benefits for both infant and mother. Although 68% of all mothers in the UK initiate breastfeeding, only 44% are still breastfeeding at 6weeks (Foster et al, 1997). This large […]

Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 2

2002    Simmons V (2002). Exploring inconsistent breastfeeding advice: 2. British Journal of Midwifery, 10(10): 616-19. Abstract   Inconsistent breastfeeding advice and support has been linked to the early cessation of breastfeeding (Rajan 1993, Department of Health, 1988). The available literature fails to explain why inconsistent advice exists, or why this problem has developed and persists. […]

What do certified nurse-midwives believe? Measuring CNM attitudes towards planned home birth (abstract)

2009    Vedam S, Stoll K, Schummers L.  What do certified nurse-midwives believe? Measuring CNM attitudes towards planned home birth (abstract). Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 54(5): 425. Abstract   Purpose: The purpose of this study was to validate a Provider Attitude towards Planned Home Birth scale (PAPHB), and to explore correlates and predictors of […]