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  1. Fulltext. Unintended pregnancy and breast-feeding behavior.

    Article - En anglais



    This study assessed the effect of unintended pregnancy on breast-feeding behavior.


    All women delivering a live birth between January 1,1995, and July 31,1996 (n=33 735), in the 15-county central New York region were asked whether they had intended to become pregnant and their breast-feeding plans.


    Women with mistimed pregnancies, and pregnancies that were not wanted were significantly less likely to breast-feed than were women whose pregnancies were planned.

    After adjustment for con-founding variables and contraindications for breast-feeding, the odds ratios of not breast-feeding remained significant.


    Promoting breast-feeding among women with unin-tended pregnancies is important to improve health status.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Gestation, Intention, Epidémiologie, Allaitement, Homme, Femme, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Promotion santé, Grossesse non prévue

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pregnancy, Intention, Epidemiology, Breast feeding, Human, Woman, New York, United States, North America, America, Health promotion

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0551079

    Code Inist : 002B20G01. Création : 24/03/1998.