Review of Workplace Supports
How do breastfeeding workplace interventions work?: a realist review
Kathrin Litwan, Victoria Tran, Kate Nyhan and Rafael Pérez-Escamilla
Background: Women are representing an increasing share of the labor force, thus, raising the need to accommodate breastfeeding working mothers at the workplace. While there is an emerging body of evidence supporting the positive influence of workplace lactation programs on breastfeeding outcomes, there is a lack of literature on the mechanisms underlying those interventions. Aims of this realist review were three-fold: to uncover underlying mechanisms, determine who benefits the most from such interventions and important contextual factors influencing uptake.
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