The Breastfeeding and EArly Child Health (BEACH) Interview Study


The purpose of this study is to learn more about the experiences of pregnant or lactating mothers using interviews.


  • Participate in an interview


  • Female
  • 18-45 years old
  • Breastfeeding through 6 months

Study Information Flyer


18 and under
18 to 65



Monetary compensation


Can be done from home



Pregnancy care, Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding - resources, lactating

Principal Investigator

Dominick Lemas

Sponsoring Group

Department of Health Outcomes and Policy

Contact Information


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