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Experiences of online breastfeeding support: Support and reassurance versus judgement and misinformation

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Experiences of online breastfeeding support: Support and reassurance versus judgement and misinformation

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  • Women value such groups for information, reassurance and a feeling of belonging. Negative experiences include judgement for using formula and lack of regulation around who can give advice.

  • Findings have important implications for those working to support mothers. Disinvestment in breastfeeding support means that professionals are often stretched and unable to provide the care they wish to give.

  • Peer support from trained mothers who have breastfed can fill this gap.

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