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Do American Colleges and Universities Support the Lactation Needs of Students?

Breastfeed Med 2016 09 10;11:376-9. Epub 2016 Jun 10.

1 School of Nursing, The University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Background: Despite strong evidence for the health benefits of breastfeeding, many mothers cannot continue breastfeeding their infants upon their return to work or school. Students are especially affected by this transition because they do not have legal protection that requires designated lactation space or time to express milk to be provided by places of education. Furthermore, limited research has been completed that specifically addresses the return to school of mothers who are students. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/bfm.2016.0022DOI Listing
September 2016
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