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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)

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

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

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)

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)

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)

Caulfield L, Gross S, Bentley M, et al. WIC-based interventions to promote breastfeeding among African-American Women in Baltimore: effects on breastfeeding initiation and continuation. J Hum Lact. 1998;14(1):15-22.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9543954

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, Group Education, Home Visits, Telephone Support

Intervention Results:

Significant differences in the percentage of women initiating breastfeeding in the video (50%), peer counselor (62%), and video + peer counselor (52%) groups vs control group (26%)

Gijsbers B, Mesters I, Knottnerus JA, Kester ADM, Schayck CP. The success of an educational program to promote exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months in families with a history of asthma: a randomized controlled trial. Pediatr Asthma Allergy Immunol. 2006;19(4):214-222.

Link: https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.1089/pai.2006.19.214

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:

Significantly higher percentage of exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months in the intervention group compared to control group (48% vs 27%; p=.03)

Jolly K, Ingram L, Freemantle N, et al. Effect of a peer support service on breast-feeding continuation in the UK: a randomised controlled trial. Midwifery. 2012;28(6):740-745.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21944571

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

Intervention Results:

No significant difference in exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months between the intervention and control group (17.8% vs 19.6%)

Kools EJ, Thijs C, Kester ADM, van der Brandt PA, de Vries H. A breast-feeding promotion and support program a randomized trial in the Netherlands. Prev Med. 2005;40:60-70.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15530582

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

Intervention Results:

No significant difference in breastfeeding at birth between intervention and control groups (OR=.84; 95% CI: .61-1.16)

Kronborg H, Vaeth M, Olsen J, Iversen L, Harder I. Effect of early postnatal breastfeeding support: a cluster-randomized community based trial. Acta Paediatr. 2007;96(7):1064-1070.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17524018

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:

Significantly higher percentage of exclusive breastfeeding at 26 weeks in the intervention group compared to control group (7.7% vs 4.9%, p<.05)

MacArthur C, Jolly K, Ingram L, et al. Antenatal peer support workers and initiation of breast feeding: cluster randomised controlled trial. BMJ. 2009;338:1-7.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19181730

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

Intervention Results:

No significant differences in breastfeeding initiation between intervention and control group (69% vs 68%)

Haider SJ, Chang LV, Bolton TA, Gold JG, Olson BH. An evaluation of the effects of a breastfeeding support program on health outcomes. Health Serv Res. 2014;49(6):2017-2034.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25039793

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

Intervention Results:

Significantly higher means of breastfeeding in intervention group (68.6%) compared to control group (49.3%) (p=.038)

Lawlor-Smith C, McIntyre E, Bruce J. Effective breastfeeding support in a general practice. Aust Fam Physician. 1997;26(5):573-580.

Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9170674

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:

No significant differences in breastfeeding initiation between intervention and control group (93.4% vs 94.6%)

McGinnis, S., Lee, E., Kirkland, K., Miranda-Julian, C., & Greene, R. (2018). Let’s talk about breastfeeding: The importance of delivering a message in a home visiting program. American Journal of Health Promotion, 32(4), 989-996.

Link: https://doi.org/10.1177%2F0890117117723802

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

Intervention Results:

Breastfeeding initiation increased by 1.5% for each 1-point increase in the percentage of prenatal home visits that included breastfeeding discussions. Breastfeeding continuation during the first 6 months also increased with the percentage of earlier home visits that included breastfeeding discussions. Additionally, if a participant receives 1 more home visit during the third month, her likelihood of breastfeeding at 6 months increases by 11%. Effect sizes varied by months postpartum.
   

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.