Factors influencing the infant feeding decision for socioeconomically deprived pregnant teenagers: the moral dimension

Lisa Dyson, Josephine M. Green, Mary J. Renfrew, Brian McMillan, Mike Woolridge

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    Abstract

    The importance of breastfeeding-related health outcomes in reducing inequalities in health has been recognized as a National Health Service target to increase initiation rates especially among disadvantaged groups in England. This study examined the psychosocial factors influencing infant feeding intention among pregnant teenagers expecting their first baby and living in deprived urban areas in England.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)141-9
    Number of pages9
    JournalBirth
    Volume37
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2010

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