You’re curious about the experiences of new mothers who are breastfeeding for the first time. You will conduct a descriptive quantitative survey as well as an a qualitative phenomenological study to investigate this topic.

Please provide the following information for each type of study:




Describe your sampling strategy and the potential number of participants you would like to reach.
Justify the sample size projections for EACH strategy.
Finish your discussion by going over the inclusion and exclusion criteria you might use for each sample.

Provide at least three full-reference citations to credible nursing scholarly articles that support your definitions and discussion.

Responses must be tailored to each stage of the discussion. i.e., for EACH research strategy, number the response addressing points #1, #2, and #3.

Do not use quotes of any kind, but instead provide citations to back up your statements and claims.



To earn full discussion points, all of the following criteria must be met:

1. Make your first post on or before Saturday.

2. Leave more than two comments per Discussion topic on different days (resulting in total participation on three different days throughout the discussion). A citation appears in at least two of the comments.

3. Attempt to motivate the group discussion on a regular basis.

4. Respond to all discussion question points with creative and clear opinions/ideas. Supports the use of several outside, peer-reviewed sources (Scholarly sources… NOT internet sites) in the post.

5. There are no APA format errors.

6. Use Standard American English consistently, with no misspellings. Correct mechanics and formatting.



7. The first post must be at least 200 words long. This excludes repeating the DB question as well as the citations and references.