A Case Study on the Economic Impact of Optimal Breastfeeding

@article{Ma2011ACS,
  title={A Case Study on the Economic Impact of Optimal Breastfeeding},
  author={Ping Ma and Marci Brewer-Asling and Jeanette H. Magnus},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={9-13}
}
To develop a framework, using Louisiana as a case study, for estimating the potential cost savings to individual states if families were able to meet current recommendations for breastfeeding. Using cost-analyses methods, cost savings, as well as, case and death reductions of infant illnesses and deaths on four selected infant diseases (respiratory tract infections, gastroenteritis, necrotizing enterocolitis, and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) were calculated utilizing the most recent data of… 
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