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Journal of Pregnancy and Child Health
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Research Article

Impact of Mother's Breastfeeding Support: Lactation Support Provided in a Group Setting

Joanne Silbert-Flagg*, Emily Balbier and Casi Blakey


Department of Acute and Chronic Care, John Hopkins School of Nursing, Wolfe Street, Baltimore, USA

*Corresponding Author:
Joanne Silbert-Flagg
Department of Acute and Chronic Care
John Hopkins School of Nursing
Wolfe Street, Baltimore, USA
Tel: 410-955-4766
E-mail:[email protected]

Received date: August 04, 2016; Accepted date: August 24, 2016; Published date: August 31, 2016

Citation: Flagg JS, Balbier E, Blakey C (2016) Impact of Mother’s Breastfeeding Support: Lactation Support Provided in a Group Setting. J Preg Child Health 3:274. doi:10.4172/2376-127X.1000274

Copyright: ©2016 Flagg JS, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Many hospitals provide breastfeeding support groups to new mothers. How effective is the support and education providing in promoting breastfeeding success? The following is preliminary data from an on-going study to evaluate the effectiveness of a Mother’s Breastfeeding Support Group conducted at Johns Hopkins Hospital as part of their Baby Friendly Initiative.