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Despite the widely recognized health benefits of breastfeeding and its endorsement by leading health organizations, as a preventative public health intervention, inadequate breastfeeding knowledge and lactation management skills among healthcare

Despite the widely recognized health benefits of breastfeeding and its endorsement by leading health organizations, as a preventative public health intervention, inadequate breastfeeding knowledge and lactation management skills among healthcare providers continues to be a major barrier for women who choose to initiate breastfeeding. Breastfeeding competencies are not standardized in healthcare education for any of the health professions.

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    • 2015
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    • Partial requirement for: Ph. D., Arizona State University, 2015
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 104-113)
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    • Field of study: Nursing and healthcare innovation

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    by Amanda L. Watkins

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