TITLE

Breast feeding

AUTHOR(S)
Hoddinott, Pat; Tappin, David; Wright, Charlotte
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/19/2008, Vol. 336 Issue 7649, p881
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of the benefits of breast feeding and of government and World Health Organization opinions on its use. A discussion of research which has shown the beneficial aspects of breast feeding, and of practical guidance which exists for the management of problems frequently associated with breast feeding is presented. New developments in infant growth charts and controversies surrounding how the issues of HIV and donor breast milk impact breast feeding and newborn health are discussed.
ACCESSION #
31803300

 

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