National WIC Association

Teaching new mothers about infant-feeding cues may increase breastfeeding duration

Kanidah J, et al. Teaching new mothers about infant-feeding cues may increase breastfeeding duration. Food Nutr Sci. 2011 Jun;2:259-264.

The purpose of this pilot study was to compare two different methods of educating prenatal women about breastfeeding. The results showed that the duration of breastfeeding might increase when prenatal women are taught to identify infant behavior, such as hunger cues.