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Telehealth Delivery of Breastfeeding support for Post-Partum Women: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: June 16, 2015
Project Number: RA0770-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of the use of telehealth for the delivery of breastfeeding support?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of telehealth for the delivery of breastfeeding support?

Key Message

Two systematic reviews and three randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of the use of telehealth for the delivery of breastfeeding support. In addition, one evidence-based guideline regarding the use of telehealth for the delivery of breastfeeding support was identified.