Exploring the Experiences of Breastfeeding Women Whose Partners are Fly-in, Fly-out in Perth Western Australia
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Curtin School of Nursing
Fly-in, fly-out employment remains prevalent in Western Australia, however to date, no research has been conducted into the impacts of a FIFO lifestyle on breastfeeding. This study aimed to gain insight from women who were breastfeeding whilst their partners worked a FIFO roster, to better understand their supports, enablers, and barriers to continuing breastfeeding, with an aim to inform future support of families and health professionals in this area.
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