Breastfeeding: an appeal.

  title={Breastfeeding: an appeal.},
  author={Kanu E. O. Nkanginieme},
  journal={Africa health},
  volume={15 3},
Factors that hinder breast feeding include the lack of knowledge of health personnel about the uniqueness of breast milk and the ease with which they and mothers have accepted formula feeding. These factors prevailed in Europe and North America until the 1960s, and they prevail today in developing countries. It is crucial to persuade health workers of the merits of breast feeding in order to promote it. Baby milk formula was developed in 1919 to provide a substitute for infants afflicted by the… CONTINUE READING