National WIC Association

Breastfeeding experiences of mothers from disadvantaged groups: a review

MacGregor E, Hughes M. Breastfeeding experiences of mothers from disadvantaged groups: a review. Community Pract. Jul 2010;83(7):30-33.

This study identified factors that prevented disadvantaged groups from initiating and successfully breastfeeding, particularly teenage mothers and mothers from low-income groups. Researchers found that the disadvantaged mothers might require extra support to overcome problems associated with breastfeeding.