Determinants of breastfeeding among rural Moslem women in Israel.

Abstract

To characterize breast feeding patterns among rural Moslem women in Israel, a cohort of 429 women were interviewed 3 and 6 months after delivery. The study participants were randomly recruited from four exclusively Moslem villages in Israel's northern and central districts and represented 10% of new mothers in the study area. Although 96% initiated breast… (More)

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