Comparison of breastfeeding rates in Scotland in 1990-1 and 1997-8

Tappin, David M; Mackenzie, Joan M; Brown, Arlene J; Girdwood, Robert W A; Britten, Jane; Broadfoot, Mary
June 2001
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);06/02/2001, Vol. 322 Issue 7298, p1335
Academic Journal
Compares breastfeeding rates in Scotland in 1990-91 and 1997-98. Recommendation made by the Committee on Medical Aspects of Food Policy in 1994 that mothers be encouraged and supported to breast feed for at least four months; Information gathered on breast feeding, hospital of birth, and health board; Conclusions.


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