The purpose of this study was to understand how breastfeeding behavior modification can enable breast cancer risk reduction among young, diverse mothers. This study used community-based participatory research to investigate multi-level (social and structural) barriers and facilitators of breastfeeding in this vulnerable population.
- Identify social and structural barriers to breastfeeding among young mothers
- Learn motivators of breastfeeding for young mothers during their child’s first year.
- Develop a community-driven policy or programmatic intervention in our target population.
Brighter Beginnings, Dani Soto (Co-Investigator)
Elva Castellanos, Program Coordinator
Email: ECastellanos@phi.org | Phone: (510) 285-5693
Infant Feeding Choices: Research with Young Mothers
Check out our findings presentation below! Listen with the audio on and click through each slide for more information.