Peer counseling doubles breastfeeding rates

June 2011
Patient Education Management;Jun2011, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p66
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a free peer counseling program created by the Prentice Ambulatory Care (PAC) Clinic of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois to improve the breastfeeding initiation and its continued practice during pregnancy and up to a year postpartum.


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