Raising parents: breastfeeding trends from 1900 to present day

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Title: Raising parents: breastfeeding trends from 1900 to present day
Author: Corbin, Starr-Renee
Abstract: Breastfeeding trends in the United States have varied considerably since the early 1900s . Medical and federal surveys representing comprehensive data on breastfeeding rates of American women show an inconsistency in breastfeeding trends over the course of the past 110 years . Some decades report a growth in breastfeeding rates of infants newborn to 6 months , whereas other decades report a decline . This report examines breastfeeding trends from the early 1900s to present day to suggest which factors have played a role in the decline and rise of breastfeeding in the United States .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -05 -819
Date: 2010-11-12

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Raising parents: breastfeeding trends from 1900 to present day. Master's thesis, University of Texas at Austin. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /2152 /ETD -UT -2010 -05 -819 .

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