New Cochrane Library Special Collection: Enabling breastfeeding for mothers and babies

New Cochrane Library Special Collection: Enabling breastfeeding for mothers and babies

A new Cochrane Library Special Collection brings together Cochrane Reviews assessing evidence on interventions to support breastfeeding.

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This collection of hand-picked systematic reviews on breastfeeding has been developed to bring the best available evidence on effective care to the attention of decision makers, health professionals, advocacy groups, and women and families, and to support the implementation of evidence-informed policy and practice. The collection focuses on reviews of support and care for breastfeeding women, including treatment of breastfeeding associated problems; health promotion and an enabling environment; and breastfeeding babies with additional needs.  The Cochrane Reviews in this collection have been prepared by the authors and editors of the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group and the Cochrane Neonatal Group.

Related resources

"Breastfeeding: evidence on effecting support and enablers for mothers and their babies" - blog post from author Christine East

"Yummy, yummy in my tummy, getting big with milk from mummy. Getting preterm babies feeding orally - a roundup of current evidence." - Evidently Cochrane blog

Podcast: Support for breastfeeding mothers

"Support programs help moms extend breastfeeding time" - Reuters article

Tuesday, February 28, 2017
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