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Interventions to support breastfeeding are among the key childbirth and postnatal interventions that have a beneficial impact on maternal and newborn outcomes. This review examines the effectiveness of strategies designed to improve breastfeeding considering their impact on breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity and duration.

The review found that breastfeeding practices can be improved through a range of proven interventions in health settings. The Baby Friendly Health Initiative Ten Steps approach is central to achieving this, however systematic approaches that promote wide access to maternity care as well as policies to protect, support and promote breastfeeding are also necessary.

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All Rights Reserved
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open
Series:
Evidence Check