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Release Date: October 2008
This topic page summarizes the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations on counseling to promote breastfeeding.
Summary of Recommendations
- The USPSTF recommends interventions during pregnancy and after birth to promote and support breastfeeding.
Grade: B Recommendation.
Primary Care Interventions to Promote Breastfeeding, October 2008
Recommendation Statement (PDF File, 190 KB; PDF Help)
Supporting Article (PDF File, 300 KB; PDF Help)
Evidence Synthesis (PDF File, 2.6 MB; PDF Help)
Clinical Summary (PDF File, 55 KB; PDF Help)
Current as of October 2008
Primary Care Interventions to Promote Breastfeeding, Topic Page. October 2008. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf/uspsbrfd.htm