National WIC Association

Variables associated with breastfeeding duration

Thulier D, Mercer J. Variables associated with breastfeeding duration. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. May 2009;38(3):259-268.

The objective of the study was to identify the variables associated with breastfeeding duration. The results showed that human lactation is a complex phenomenon and that many demographic, physical, social, and psychological variables influenced the duration of breastfeeding.