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Mackrain M, Fitzgerald E, Fogerty S, Martin J, O'Connor R, Arbour M. The HV CoIIN: implementing quality improvement to achieve breakthrough change in exclusive breastfeeding rates within MIECHV home visiting. MIECHV TACC, June 2015.

Link: https://georgetown.box.com/s/jsjslesg2m3bznpnzuzzrkv85hgtujre

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Home Visits, PROVIDER/PRACTICE, Quality Improvement/Practice-Wide Intervention

Anderson AK, Damio G, Young S, Chapman DJ, Perez-Escamilla R. A randomized trial assessing the efficacy of peer counseling on exclusive breastfeeding in a predominantly Latina low-income community. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2005;159:836-841.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16143742

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Peer Counselor, Educational Material, Home Visits

Intervention Results:

Significantly more mothers in the control group had not initiated breastfeeding compared to mothers in the intervention group (RR= 2.48; 95% CI: 1.04-5.90)

Begley C, Devane D, Clarke M, et al. Comparison of midwife-led and consultant-led care of healthy women at low risk of childbirth complications in the Republic of Ireland: a randomised trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2011;11:85.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22035427

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Midwife

Intervention Results:

No significant difference in breastfeeding initiation between intervention and control groups (RR=0.97, 95% CI: 0.89-1.06)

Bonuck K, Freeman K, Trombley M. Randomized controlled trial of a prenatal and postnatal lactation consultant intervention on infant health care use. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006;160(9):953-960.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16953019

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Lactation Consultant, Home Visits, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

Non-significant difference in exclusive breastfeeding (p=0.37) between groups at 26 weeks

Bonuck K, Stuebe A, Barnett J, Labbok MH, Fletcher J, Bernstein PS. Effect of primary care intervention on breastfeeding duration and intensity. Am J Public Health. 2014;104(S1):S119- 127.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24354834

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Lactation Consultant, Home Visits, Telephone Support, Provision of Breastfeeding Item, PROVIDER/PRACTICE, Other (Provider Practice)

Intervention Results:

  • Unadjusted odds of breastfeeding initiation higher in the lactation consultant + electronically prompted (LC + EP) group vs usual care (OR=3.29; 95% CI: 1.03-10.48)
  • No significant difference in initiation between other intervention groups and usual care group
  • No significant difference in breastfeeding initiation between intervention and control groups
  • No significant difference in the percentage of mothers exclusively breastfeeding at 6 months in any of the intervention groups compared to usual care
  • No significant difference in the percentage of mothers exclusively breastfeeding at 6 months in any of the intervention groups compared to usual care

Brent NB, Redd B, Dworetz A, D'Amico F, Greenberg J. Breast-feeding in a low-income population: program to increase incidence and duration. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1995;149:798-803.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7795772

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Lactation Consultant, PROVIDER/PRACTICE, Provider Training/Education

Intervention Results:

Incidence of breastfeeding in the hospital was 61% in the intervention group vs 32% in the control group (RR=1.90; 95% CI: 1.55-7.29; p=.002)

Carlsen E, Kyhnaeb A, Renault K, Cortes D, Michaelsen K, Pryds O. Telephone-based support prolongs breastfeeding duration in obese women: a randomized trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013;98(5):1226-1232.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24004897

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Lactation Consultant, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

Rates of exclusive breastfeeding differed significantly between the intervention and control groups, from birth to 180 days postpartum (p=.032)

Chapman D, Morel K, Bermúdez-Millán A, Young S, Damio G, Pérez-Escamilla R. Breastfeeding education and support trial for overweight and obese women: a randomized trial. Pediatrics. 2013;131(1):e162-170.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23209111

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Peer Counselor, Home Visits, Telephone Support, Provision of Breastfeeding Item

Intervention Results:

  • No significant group differences in breastfeeding initiation rates
  • No significant group differences in rates of exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months

Efrat MW, Esparza S, Mendelson SG, Lane CJ. The effect of lactation educators implementing a telephone-based intervention among low-income Hispanics: a randomised trial. Health Educ J. 2015;74(4):424-441.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26941454

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

  • No differences in breastfeeding initiation between groups
  • No significant differences in exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months between groups

Finch C, Daniel EL. Breastfeeding education program with incentives increases exclusive breastfeeding among urban WIC participants. J Am Diet Assoc. 2002;102(7):981-984.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12146564

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Group Education

Intervention Results:

No differences in breastfeeding initiation between groups

Forster D, McLachlan H, Lumley J, Beanland C, Waldenström U, Amir L. Two mid-pregnancy interventions to increase the initiation and duration of breastfeeding: a randomized controlled trial. Birth. 2004;31(3):176-182.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15330879

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Midwife, Group Education

Intervention Results:

  • No differences in breastfeeding initiation between groups (96.7%, 94.5%, 95.8% in practical skills, attitudes, and control group, respectively)
  • No significant differences in exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months between groups (8.8%, 8.5%, 7.4% in practical skills, attitudes, and control group, respectively)

Graffy J, Taylor J, Williams A, Eldridge S. Randomised controlled trial of support from volunteer counsellors for mothers considering breast feeding. BMJ. 2004;328(7430):26.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14703543

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Home Visits, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

No differences in breastfeeding initiation between intervention and control groups (95% vs 96%; RR=.99, 95% CI: .84-1.16, p=.44)

Howell EA, Bodnar-Deren S, Balbierz A, Parides M, Bickell N. An intervention to extend breastfeeding among black and Latina mothers after delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014;239:e1- e5.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24262719

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Educational Material, Other Education, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

No significant difference in exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months between the intervention and control group (7% vs 4%)

Johnston B, Huebner C, Anderson M, Tyll L, Thompson R. Healthy steps in an integrated delivery system: child and parent outcomes at 30 months. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006;160(8):793-800.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16894077

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Home Visits, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

Significantly more women in the intervention group (Healthy Steps only and Healthy Steps + PrePare) initiated breastfeeding compared to the control group (RR=1.06; 95% CI: 1.00-1.11)

Kellams AL, Gurka KK, Hornsby PP, et al. The impact of a prenatal education video on rates of breastfeeding initiation and exclusivity during the newborn hospital stay in a low-income population. J Hum Lact. 2016;32(1):152-159.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26289058

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): Educational Material, PATIENT/CONSUMER

Intervention Results:

No significant differences in odds of breastfeeding between intervention and control groups (adjusted OR = 1.05)

McDonald S, Henderson J, Faulkner S, Evans S, Hagan R. Effect of an extended midwifery postnatal support programme on the duration of breast feeding: a randomised controlled trial. Midwifery. 2010;26(1):88-100.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18486287

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Midwife, Educational Material, Home Visits, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

No significant difference in exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months between the intervention and control group (17.5% vs 16.6%, adjusted RR=1.04; 95% CI:.78-1.40)

Morrell C, Spiby H, Stewart P, Walters S, Morgan A. Costs and effectiveness of community postnatal support workers: randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2000;321(7261):593-598.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10977833

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Home Visits

Intervention Results:

No significant differences in women who breastfed only in the intervention group compared to control group (p=.86)

Nolan A, Lawrence C. A pilot study of a nursing intervention protocol to minimize maternal- infant separation after Cesarean birth. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2009;38(4):430-442.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19614878

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PROVIDER/PRACTICE, Hospital Policies

Intervention Results:

No significant differences in breastfeeding initiation between intervention and control group (80% vs 60%)

Srinivas GL, Benson M, Worley S, Schulte E. A clinic-based breastfeeding peer counselor intervention in an urban, low-income population: interaction with breastfeeding attitude. J Hum Lact. 2015;31(1):120-128.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25193602

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Peer Counselor, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

  • No significant difference in breastfeeding initiation between intervention and control group (86% vs 77%, p=.34)
  • No significant difference in exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months between the intervention and control group (2% vs 4%, p=.51)

Wolfberg A, Michels K, Shields WD, O'Campo P, Bronner Y, Bienstock J. Dads as breastfeeding advocates: results from a randomized controlled trial of an educational intervention. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004;191:708-712.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15467529

NPM: 4: Breastfeeding
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): PATIENT/CONSUMER, Educational Material, Partner-Level Intervention

Intervention Results:

Significantly more mothers whose partners attended breastfeeding class initiated breastfeeding (74% vs 41%, p=.02)
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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.