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Breastfeeding: Primary Care Interventions

Release Date: October 2016

Recommendation Summary

PopulationRecommendationGrade
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Pregnant women, new mothers, and their children

The USPSTF recommends providing interventions during pregnancy and after birth to support breastfeeding.

B

To read the recommendation statement in JAMA, select here.

To read the evidence summary in JAMA, select here.

Clinical Summary

Clinical summaries are one-page documents that provide guidance to primary care clinicians for using recommendations in practice.

This summary is intended for use by primary care clinicians.

 
Current as of: October 2016

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Breastfeeding: Primary Care Interventions. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. October 2016.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/breastfeeding-primary-care-interventions?ds=1&s=breastfeeding

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