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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 

Evidence for the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding

Description of Resource: 
The review summarizes studies related to each of the 10 steps to successful breastfeeding and studies combining steps; to the extent possible, only experimental and quasi-experimental studies were included. The purpose of the document was to review the evidence for the efficacy of the “10 Steps” and to provide a tool for advocacy and education.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Resource Type: 
Non-Systematic Review
World Health Organization, Division of Child Health and Development. Evidence for the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding [Internet]. Geneva: World Health Organization; 1998 [cited 2013 Jan 15]. Available from: