The Pent-Up Demand for Breastfeeding Among US Women: Trends After COVID-19 Shelter-in-Place

Conclusions. The United States ranks worse than similar countries when it comes to breastfeeding initiation and duration. This study suggests that this is partly attributable to inadequate access to postpartum paid leave. This study also demonstrates inequities introduced by patterns of remote work during the pandemic. (Am J Public Health. Published online ahead of print May 18, 2023:e1-e4. | DOI:10.2105/AJPH.2023.307313
Source: American Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Source Type: research