Description: Update of a 2003 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation on counseling to promote breastfeeding. Methods: The USPSTF evaluated the results of a systematic review, conducted by the Tufts-New England Medical Center Evidencebased Practice Center, of literature published since January 2007 on primary care-initiated, -conducted, or -referable activities to promote and support breastfeeding. Recommendation: The USPSTF recommends interventions during pregnancy and after birth to promote and support breastfeeding (Grade B recommendation).
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Annals of internal medicine|
|Publication status||Published - Oct 21 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine