Themis Zachou

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Detailed investigation of breast-milk calcium concentrations during 2 years of lactation have been conducted in Cambridge, UK, and rural Gambia. Mature milk concentrations remained steady for 3 months but declined during months 4-12 by over 25% (p less than 0.001). The pattern was identical in both communities despite differences in breast-feeding(More)
AIM To assess breastfeeding practices, focusing on the prevalence and the determinants of exclusive breastfeeding during hospital stay. METHODS A cross-sectional study of 1603 healthy women, who delivered healthy infants weighing more than 2500 g, was conducted in the area of Athens, Greece. Participants completed a self-administered questionnaire on the(More)
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