Early Skin And Exclusive Breastfeeding Success

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Early Skin-to-Skin Contact and Exclusive Breastfeeding Success Milijana Trisic Indiana University Northwest Evaluation of the Title This hospital-based, prospective cohort study investigates how mother-infant-skin-to-skin contact after 3 hours of singleton births may result in exclusive breastfeeding success during the mother and baby’s hospital stay compared to those mother-infants who do not receive skin-to-skin contact three hours after birth. The title is appropriate and accurately portrays the study’s purpose and content. However, the title is quite lengthy. The reader can easily recognize from the title that the article investigates how early skin-to-skin mother-infant contact influences exclusive breastfeeding success during the mother and infant’s hospital stay. The key terms “exclusive breastfeeding”, “early skin-to-skin contact”, and “intrapartum variables” allows readers to easily access this article and similar articles in a library data base. Identification of the Research Problem, Purpose, and Questions According to Healthy People 2010, the goal for the United States was to increase to 75% of mothers’ breastfeeding their neonates during the early postpartum period. However, data revealed by California Department of Public Health: Breastfeeding Statistics (2007) found that only 34.6% of mothers in San Bernardino County, California exclusively breastfeed their neonates after mother/baby hospitalization and only
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