National WIC Association

A qualitative evaluation of a breastfeeding peer counselor program

Meier ER, et al. A qualitative evaluation of a breastfeeding peer counselor program. J Hum Lact. 2007;23(3):262-268.

The purpose of this study was to identify the program’s strengths, operational procedures, and improvement areas from participants’ and peer counselors’ perspectives. Findings revealed that peer counselors and participants were satisfied with the quality of services for both emotional and practical assistance, as well as with the breast pumps.