Breastfeeding in the delivery room

Warren, Raquel
February 2008
British Journal of Midwifery;Feb2008, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p119
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the importance and benefits of breastfeeding. It claims that breast milk is an important substance for infants as it protects against gastrointestinal, urinary, and respiratory infections. It likewise adds that breastfeeding reduces for mothers the risk of certain cancers and osteoporosis. Meanwhile, it notes that extreme care must be practiced by midwives when facilitating breastfeeding during the early hours after birth.


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