The Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics at the Cohen Children's Medical Center of New York is interested in studying the experiences of mothers who chose to breastfeed their infants beyond one year of age. They are particularly interested in learning more about these mothers' experiences with their health care providers, families, and friends regarding prolonged nursing and where these mothers found the support they needed.
Eventually the researchers' goal is to share the results at the annual Pediatric Academic Societies' meeting --- the preeminent pediatric research meeting. They also plan to submit the findings to one of the peer-reviewed pediatric journals for publication and perhaps to the
of Pediatrics as well. The results could eventually impact the training of young pediatricians during their residencies. American Academy
This survey is for all mothers who have ever breastfed a child beyond a year.Here is the link: www.BreastfeedingToddlers.org
While they are hoping for a surge of responses right away, the study will continue through mid-April.