Research has indicated that breastfeeding benefits children, mothers, and society as a whole.
The U.S. government has established policies that promote breastfeeding.
There is a clear need for theory-based programs that increase breastfeeding in order to reach the government's goals.
The studies represented in this book expand psychological theory and make suggestions for the design and implementation of such programs.
This book is a first-step at promoting a healthier, more productive society through breastfeeding in accordance with the government's Healthy People program goals.