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A study to prolong breastfeeding duration: design and rationale of the Parent Infant Feeding Initiative (PIFI) randomised controlled trial

  • Bruce R. Maycock1, 2,
  • Jane A. Scott1, 2Email author,
  • Yvonne L. Hauck3,
  • Sharyn K. Burns1, 2,
  • Suzanne Robinson1,
  • Roslyn Giglia1, 4,
  • Anita Jorgensen1,
  • Becky White1,
  • Annegrete Harries1,
  • Satvinder Dhaliwal1, 3,
  • Peter A. Howat1, 2 and
  • Colin W. Binns1, 2
BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth201515:159

Received: 16 April 2015

Accepted: 28 July 2015

Published: 1 August 2015

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28 Jul 2015 Editorially accepted
1 Aug 2015 Article published 10.1186/s12884-015-0601-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health (CERIPH), Curtin University, Perth, Australia
School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University, Perth, Australia
Telethon Kids Institute, Perth, Australia