Annotated Bibliography- Breastfeeding vs Bottle Feeding

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Annotated Bibliography – “Comparing Breast Feeding to Bottle Feeding” Freed, Gary L., J. Kennard Fraley, and Richard J. Schanler. "Attitudes of Expectant Fathers Regarding Breast-Feeding." Pediatrics. 90.2 (1992): 224-228. Web. 6 Nov. 2013. This article examines expectant fathers' attitudes and knowledge regarding breast-feeding. A survey of 268 men during the first session of their childbirth education classes at five private hospitals in Houston, Texas brought to light significant differences existing between expectant fathers. The breast-feeding group believed breast-feeding is better for the baby, helps with infant bonding, and protects the infant from disease. The breast-feeding group was also more likely to want their partner to breast-feed and to have respect for breast-feeding women. Those in the formula feeding group were more likely to think breast-feeding is bad for breasts, makes breasts ugly, and interferes with sex. The majority of both groups agreed breast-feeding was not acceptable in public. The article is useful in bringing to light that more effort should be put into the involvement of father’s on breastfeeding education courses, so the decision to breast or formula feed can be thoughtfully made based on evidential facts. Agha, Farah, and Habiba Sharff Ali. “Breast Feeding; Factors Causing Early Termination”. Professional Medical Journal. 18.3 (2011): 485-488. Web. 2 Nov. 2013. This article aims to determine the factors which cause early termination in breast feeding. A cross sectional study was conducted at the Outpatient Department of Ziauddin Medical University, Kemari Campus, from June 2008 to December 2008 to obtain information about the cause of early termination in breast feeding. Mothers of children age range birth to two years attending the outpatient department of pediatrics participated in the study by filling out a
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