Master of Science
Department of Public Health and Nutrition
Tasseron, Michelle, Breast feeding patterns of aboriginal and non aboriginal women in the Northern Territory and factors associated with early cessation, Master of Science thesis, Department of Public Health and Nutrition, University of Wollongong, 1993. http://ro.uow.edu.au/theses/2670
It is the responsibility of professionals working in health care to foster the establishment of practices that positively effect health. Breast feeding is one such practice. The aims of this investigation were to determine the prevalence of breast feeding in the Northern Territory and to identify causes of early breast feeding cessation. The sample included infants bom in the Northem Territory between 1 September and 1 December 1992. Results were analysed for three distinct groups.