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Conference Paper: Association between intrapartum practices and breastfeeding duration among Hong Kong mothers

TitleAssociation between intrapartum practices and breastfeeding duration among Hong Kong mothers
Authors
Issue Date2012
PublisherAmerican Public Health Association (APHA).
Citation
The 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), San Francisco, CA., 27-31 October 2012. How to Cite?
AbstractFew Hong Kong mothers exclusively breastfeed and one-half stop breastfeeding within the first two months. There is little research in this population on the association between intrapartum practices and breastfeeding duration. A sample of 1280 mother-infant pairs were recruited from the obstetric units of four public hospitals in Hong Kong and followed up prospectively for 12 months or until weaned. The outcome variables were the duration of any and exclusive breastfeeding. Predictor variables included receipt of opioid pain medication, labour type, epidural administration, delivery type, and experiencing a natural delivery. Participants were classified as having a natural delivery ...
DescriptionTheme: Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span
Session 5020.0: Factors Associated With Improved Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration: paper no. 258153
The Conference program's website is located at http://www.apha.org/meetings/pastfuture/
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/188193

 

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dc.contributor.authorBai, Len_US
dc.contributor.authorWu, KMen_US
dc.contributor.authorFong, DYTen_US
dc.contributor.authorTarrant, M-
dc.date.accessioned2013-08-21T07:43:08Z-
dc.date.available2013-08-21T07:43:08Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (APHA), San Francisco, CA., 27-31 October 2012.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/188193-
dc.descriptionTheme: Prevention and Wellness Across the Life Span-
dc.descriptionSession 5020.0: Factors Associated With Improved Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration: paper no. 258153-
dc.descriptionThe Conference program's website is located at http://www.apha.org/meetings/pastfuture/-
dc.description.abstractFew Hong Kong mothers exclusively breastfeed and one-half stop breastfeeding within the first two months. There is little research in this population on the association between intrapartum practices and breastfeeding duration. A sample of 1280 mother-infant pairs were recruited from the obstetric units of four public hospitals in Hong Kong and followed up prospectively for 12 months or until weaned. The outcome variables were the duration of any and exclusive breastfeeding. Predictor variables included receipt of opioid pain medication, labour type, epidural administration, delivery type, and experiencing a natural delivery. Participants were classified as having a natural delivery ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherAmerican Public Health Association (APHA).-
dc.relation.ispartof140th APHA Annual Meeting 2012en_US
dc.titleAssociation between intrapartum practices and breastfeeding duration among Hong Kong mothersen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailTarrant, M: tarrantm@hkucc.hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailFong, DYT: dytfong@hku.hk-
dc.identifier.authorityTarrant, M=rp00461en_US
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dc.identifier.hkuros217990en_US
dc.publisher.placeUnited States-

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