Antenatal depressive symptoms and early initiation of breastfeeding in association with exclusive breastfeeding six weeks postpartum: a longitudinal population-based study

Abstract Background Depressive symptoms negatively impact on breastfeeding duration, whereas early breastfeeding initiation after birth enhances the chances for a longer breastfeeding period. Our aim was to investigate the interplay between depressive symptoms during pregnancy and late initiation of...

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Main Authors: Karin Cato, Sara M. Sylvén, Marios K. Georgakis, Natasa Kollia, Christine Rubertsson, Alkistis Skalkidou
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2019-01-01
Series:BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth
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