National WIC Association

Breastfeeding attitudes of WIC staff: a descriptive study

Reifsnider E, et al. Breastfeeding attitudes of WIC staff: a descriptive study. J Perinat Educ. Summer 2003;12(3):7-15.

The authors interviewed a sample of staff members from the WIC Program about breastfeeding and their perceptions of WIC recipients’ views on breastfeeding. The WIC staff reported that their WIC clients held a variety of opinions about breastfeeding, including cultural beliefs, the importance of family support, and experiences of pain during breastfeeding.

Categories: Breastfeeding