Teaching dads about breastfeeding may help moms stick to it

December 1, 2014 6:05 PM

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(Reuters Health) - When new dads were involved in a breastfeeding support program at the hospital, new moms were more likely to still be breastfeeding three months later, a new study showed.

“This is consistent with what is in the literature suggesting fathers play an important role in breastfeeding,” said lead author Jennifer Abbass-Dick of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Canada.

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