Factors influencing the protection, promotion and support of exclusive breastfeeding among health workers in Lagos state primary health care centres
Gbabe, Adedolapo Opeyemi
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Globally, health workers play a critical role in the establishment and sustenance of breastfeeding due to their frequent contacts with mothers at the antenatal clinics, maternity/birthing units, Primary Health Care Centres (PHC) and postpartum clinics. Their knowledge and attitude regarding breastfeeding will affect the quality of information about infant and young child feeding practices passed along to mothers who visit their health facilities.