Conclusion: going forth from here

Thorley, Virginia (2012). Conclusion: going forth from here. In Virginia Thorley and Melissa Clark Vickers (Ed.), The 10th step and beyond: mother support for breastfeeding (pp. 219-221) Amarillo, TX, United States: Hale Publishing.

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Author Thorley, Virginia
Title of chapter Conclusion: going forth from here
Title of book The 10th step and beyond: mother support for breastfeeding
Place of Publication Amarillo, TX, United States
Publisher Hale Publishing
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
ISBN 9780984774685
Editor Virginia Thorley
Melissa Clark Vickers
Chapter number 19
Start page 219
End page 221
Total pages 3
Total chapters 19
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
A concluding chapter can be a rounding off of a discussion, a summary of
an argument, an ending. I prefer this conclusion to the book to be a
beginning for the reader, not an end. Why so?

The purpose of this book has been to address the issue of providing support
to enable mothers to breastfeed their babies. The emphasis has been on
encouraging exclusive breastfeeding for about six months and breastfeeding
with appropriate, nutrient-dense, locally-available, affordable
complementary foods thereafter, for as long as mother and baby wish.
Mother support makes it easier for a mother to breastfeed her baby
anywhere, anytime, and that may mean overcoming barriers, such as public
disapproval and unhelpful industrial conditions. The chapter authors have
described a number of barriers to establishing and sustaining effective
mother support.
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