TITLE

21 breastfeeding myths

PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Mother & Baby;Aug2014, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses 21 breastfeeding myths. It disqualifies the idea of allowing a mother to rest by keeping the baby away for few hours after birth, as well as the notion that a mother who underwent caesarian section cannot breastfeed for several hours. Clarifications are offered about breastfeeding as a protection against conception, intake of birth control pills, flat and inverted nipples, breast augmentation and reduction surgeries, and the nutritional value and quality of breastmilk.
ACCESSION #
97359226

 

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