Infant feeding in North East England: Contested spaces of reproduction

Rachel Pain, Cathy Bailey, Graham Mowl

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Decisions about infant feeding are commonly viewed as an issue of personal choice made in the light of information about the benefits of breastfeeding. A pilot study of first-time parents' decisions and experiences in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, suggests that local cultural contexts, in particular how men and women are seen to be parenting in different spaces, have a profound influence on infant feeding.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-272
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2001


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