Breastfeeding, lactational, infecundity, contraception and the spacing of births: implications of the Bellagio consensus statement.

@article{Bracher1992BreastfeedingLI,
  title={Breastfeeding, lactational, infecundity, contraception and the spacing of births: implications of the Bellagio consensus statement.},
  author={Mark Bracher},
  journal={Health transition review : the cultural, social, and behavioural determinants of health},
  year={1992},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={19-47}
}
  • Mark Bracher
  • Published 1992 in
    Health transition review : the cultural, social…
While the nutritional, immunological and anti-bacterial benefits of breast milk are incontestable, the contraceptive effect of breastfeeding is more apparent in the aggregate than at the level of the individual. Nevertheless, it has recently been recommended that lactating women not consider adopting contraception until the earliest of their first post-partum menstruation, the introduction of supplementary feeding or their child's reaching six months of age. This article employs microsimulation… CONTINUE READING

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