Duration of Breastfeeding and Risk of SIDS: An Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis.

@article{Thompson2017DurationOB,
  title={Duration of Breastfeeding and Risk of SIDS: An Individual Participant Data Meta-analysis.},
  author={John M D Thompson and Kawai O. Tanabe and Rachel Y Moon and Edwin A Mitchell and Cliona M McGarvey and David M Tappin and Peter S Blair and F. Richard Hauck},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2017},
  volume={140 5}
}
CONTEXT Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is a leading cause of postneonatal infant mortality. Our previous meta-analyses showed that any breastfeeding is protective against SIDS with exclusive breastfeeding conferring a stronger effect.The duration of breastfeeding required to confer a protective effect is unknown. OBJECTIVE To assess the associations between breastfeeding duration and SIDS. DATA SOURCES Individual-level data from 8 case-control studies. STUDY SELECTION Case-control… CONTINUE READING
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