What Do We Mean When We Talk About Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Breastfeed?: A Commentary

Janine Stockdale, Marlene Sinclair, George Kernohan, Tina Lavender

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4 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-17
JournalJournal of Human Lactation
Volume26
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2010

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