We recently reported the efficacy of peer counseling on EBF in a predominantly Latina, low-income community in Hartford, Conn.1 Our study, to our knowledge, the first of its kind in the United States, assessed the efficacy of peer counseling on EBF and showed a significant impact with an effect size similar to or stronger than the one found in other countries.2
Anderson AK, Pérez-Escamilla R, Chapman DJ. Increased Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates Fall Short of Proposed Healthy People 2010 Goals—Reply. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2006;160(3):323–324. doi:10.1001/archpedi.160.3.323-b
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