Breast-feeding habits among Jewish and Arab mothers in Hadera County, Israel.

Abstract

A survey of breast-feeding habits of Jewish and Arab mothers was carried out in Hadera county in Israel. Jewish mothers breast-fed their babies approximately 3 months, while Arab mothers did so for 5 months. The rate of breast-feeding among Jewish and Arab mothers was 84% and 94.4%, respectively. The results indicated that education, previous experience… (More)

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@article{Heldenberg1993BreastfeedingHA, title={Breast-feeding habits among Jewish and Arab mothers in Hadera County, Israel.}, author={D. Heldenberg and Gerald Tenenbaum and S Weizer}, journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition}, year={1993}, volume={17 1}, pages={86-91} }