Trends in Breast Feeding

November 1981
Clinical Pediatrics;Nov1981, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p753
Academic Journal
Focuses on the trends in breast feeding among mothers in the U.S. Percentage of breast feed babies; Difference between the breast-feeding practices of black and white women; Benefits of breast feeding.


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