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University research suggests young mothers feel disempowered to breastfeed

NCT reacts to research and calls for more support for young mothers Research published in January’s edition of the Journal of Maternal and Child Nutrition identified a number of post-birth experiences that impact young mothers’ intentions to breastfeed. The study, carried out by the University of West London’s College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare, aimed to determine best practice for inpatient breastfeeding support for young mothers. The qualitative study of 15 young mothers aged 16–20 identified three main themes of