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Conduct research to identify the factors that prevent women from successfully breastfeeding for the 2 years suggested by WHO.

Support worldwide for moms breastfeeding is sub-par at best. Statistically, we know American moms do not come close to meeting the two year breastfeeding expectation set by WHO. Breast feeding moms should fill out a survey the day their baby is born, weekly after that either until they fail or until they reach the two year mark. The survey will address pain, support, stress, physical obsticles, baby's abilities to... more »

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Identify the factors that prevent US women from successfully reaching the 2 year mark WHO recommends for breastfeeding

Breast feeding moms should fill out a survey the day their baby is born, weekly after that either until they fail, or until they reach the two year mark. The survey will address pain, support, stress, physical obsticles, baby's abilities to suckle, and work-related obsticles to determine the root of US failure.

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Do work conditions underlie disparities in maternal mortality, preterm birth, and breastfeeding?

Over half of U.S. births occur to working women. A woman’s job dictates her ability to take leave for prenatal and postnatal care, to remain off work after the birth to heal and care for the baby, and to continue to breastfeed her baby through the first year of life. The All of Us study will allow researchers to determine what workplace factors are strengths and barriers to optimal health for both mother and baby, and... more »

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