Effects of Peer Counseling to Support Breastfeeding: Assessing the External Validity of a Randomized Field Experiment

In an effort to improve breastfeeding, the Oregon WIC Program tested whether a relatively low-cost telephone peer counseling initiative to support breastfeeding could increase the initiation and duration of exclusive breastfeeding among its participants. They conducted a large randomized field exper...

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Main Author: Altindag, Onur
Reeder, Julie A
Joyce, Theodore J
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.03.2015
Data of publication: 20150301
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
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