TITLE

Trends in Breast Feeding

PUB. DATE
November 1981
SOURCE
Clinical Pediatrics;Nov1981, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p753
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
16806084

 

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