In this NCBI article you'll learn about:
- World Health Organization recommends feeding newborns exclusively with breastmilk for first 6 months after birth. However, breastfeeding rates fail to align with the WHO's recommendations because of various barriers.
- Existing information and communication systems offer effective means of improving breastfeeding outcomes. Systems predominantly focus on mothers; validation strategies were rather heterogeneous.
- There is an opportunity to leverage more complex technical systems to open up avenues for the broader design of ICT to support breastfeeding.