Delayed breastfeeding initiation and infant survival: A systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Smith2017DelayedBI,
  title={Delayed breastfeeding initiation and infant survival: A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Emily R Smith and Lisa Sioned Hurt and Ranadip Chowdhury and Bireshwar Sinha and Wafaie Wahib Fawzi and Karen Margaret Edmond},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the existing evidence regarding breastfeeding initiation time and infant morbidity and mortality. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis. We searched Pubmed, Embase, Web of Science, CINAHL, Popline, LILACS, AIM, and Index Medicus to identify existing evidence. We included observational studies and randomized control trials that examined the association between breastfeeding initiation time and mortality, morbidity, or nutrition outcomes from birth… CONTINUE READING