Breastfeeding and the use of human milk.

  title={Breastfeeding and the use of human milk.},
  author={Lawrence M. Gartner Dr. Carol B. Gartner and Jane A. Morton and Ruth A. Lawrence and Audrey J. Naylor and Donna O'Hare and Richard J. Schanler and Arthur Isaac Eidelman},
  volume={115 2},
Considerable advances have occurred in recent years in the scientific knowledge of the benefits of breastfeeding, the mechanisms underlying these benefits, and in the clinical management of breastfeeding. This policy statement on breastfeeding replaces the 1997 policy statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics and reflects this newer knowledge and the supporting publications. The benefits of breastfeeding for the infant, the mother, and the community are summarized, and recommendations to… CONTINUE READING
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