Breast feeding

NARROWER TERMS
Briefing paper

Improving the uptake of the Baby Friendly Health Initiative in Australian hospitals

Breastfeeding is a normal biological process and protects the health and well-being of mothers and babies. Yet breastfeeding continues to be undervalued by society, and in Australia women face multiple barriers to breastfeeding in the home, community, health care system and workforce. The Baby Friendly...
Strategy

Australian national breastfeeding strategy: 2019 and beyond

This strategy document seeks to achieve an enabling environment for breastfeeding through policies, baby-friendly health settings, health professional education and training, and universal and targeted breastfeeding education and support services.
Literature review

Review of effective strategies to promote breastfeeding

This review examines the effectiveness of strategies designed to improve breastfeeding considering their impact on breastfeeding initiation, exclusivity and duration.
Report

Breastfeeding and infants' time use

Being breastfed during infancy is known to improve developmental outcomes, but the pathways by which this occurs remain unclear. One possible yet unexplored mechanism is that breastfed infants may spend their time differently to infants who are not breastfed. This paper analyses infants' time use...