Hospitalized postpartum mothers


In a 1,000–1,250 word essay, summarize two qualitative studies, explain the ways in which the findings might be used in nursing practice, and address ethical considerations associated with the conduct of the study.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

Using the PICOT statement below and  articles, based on the uploaded format!

PICOT Statement 

In hospitalized postpartum mothers, does a consult with the lactation nurse increase the rates of breastfeeding, compared to mothers who breastfeed but did not consult with a lactation nurse? 


P- Hospitalized postpartum mothers 

I- Lactation nurse consult with postpartum mothers 

C- No lactation nurse consult 

O- Increased rates of breastfeeding 

T- 6- 8 weeks 


Bonuck, K., Stuebe, A., Barnett, J., Labbok, M. H., Fletcher, J., & Bernstein, P. S. (2014). Effects of primary care intervention on breastfeeding duration and intensity. American Journal of Public Health, 104(S1), S119-27. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2013.301360 


Bonuck, K., Trombley, M., Freeman, K., & McKee, D. (2005). Randomized, controlled trial of a prenatal and postnatal lactation consultant intervention on duration and intensity of breastfeeding up to 12 months. Pediatrics, 116(6), 1413-14 


Huang, P., Yao, J., Liu, X., & Luo, B. (2019). Individualized intervention to improve rates of exclusive breastfeeding: A randomised controlled trial. Medicine, 98(47), e17822. 


Mattar, C., Chong, Y., Chan, Y., Chew, A., Tan, P., Chan, Y., & Rauff, M. (2007). Simple antenatal preparation to improve breastfeeding practice: A randomized controlled trial. Obstetrics & Gynecology,109(1), 73-80. 


Office of the Surgeon General (US); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US); Office on Women’s Health (US). The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding. Rockville (MD): Office of the Surgeon General (US); 2011. Table 3, Healthy People 2020 Objectives for Breastfeeding. Available from: