National WIC Association

Perceptions of breastfeeding and planned return to work or school among low-income pregnant women in the USA

Rojjanasrirat W, Sousa VD. Perceptions of breastfeeding and planned return to work or school among low-income pregnant women in the USA. J Clin Nurs. Jul 2010;19(13/14):2014-2022.

The researchers analyzed the perceptions of low-income pregnant women about breastfeeding, including the benefits of breastfeeding, maternal concerns, support, and anticipated challenges of combining breastfeeding and work. The results showed that low-income women anticipated substantial barriers to breastfeeding when they planned to combine breastfeeding and work or school.