Can improvements in breast-feeding practices reduce neonatal mortality in developing countries?

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OBJECTIVE to review the literature on the relationship between breast-feeding practices in the first month of life and neonatal mortality. METHODS Medline and Cochrane databases were searched using the keywords breastfeeding, and neonatal mortality, supplemented with additional searches using the keywords developing countries, colostrum, infant feeding… (More)

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@article{Huffman2001CanII, title={Can improvements in breast-feeding practices reduce neonatal mortality in developing countries?}, author={Shari Huffman and Elizabeth Zehner and C{\'e}sar Gomes Victora}, journal={Midwifery}, year={2001}, volume={17 2}, pages={80-92} }