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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2008

Breastfeeding: Interventions in Pregnant Women and New Mothers

Description of Resource: 
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends interventions during pregnancy and after birth to promote and support breastfeeding. This is a B recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Breastfeeding: Primary Care Interventions [Internet]. 2016 Oct [cited 2017 Sept 8]. Available from: https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/breastfeeding-primary-care-interventions?ds=1&s=breastfeeding