TITLE

Breastfeeding in the delivery room

AUTHOR(S)
Warren, Raquel
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
British Journal of Midwifery;Feb2008, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
31570328

 

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