Right time to bring up breastfeeding with patients

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Registered: 07-11-2006
Right time to bring up breastfeeding with patients
Wed, 11-20-2013 - 11:01am

When is the right time to bring up breastfeeding during prenatal visits. This study has received some flack for implying that the first appointment is a good time. What do you think?

http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2013/11/19/the-double-gold-standard/

"The researchers found that discussions about breastfeeding were infrequent (29 percent of visits) and brief (mean length, 39 seconds)."