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Historical Perspectives on Breastfeeding: Two essays

  title={Historical Perspectives on Breastfeeding: Two essays},
  author={Sara F. Matthews Grieco and C. Corsini},
The first wave of historical studies of breastfeeding was instrumental in allowing economists, social scientists and decision-makers to guage the order of magnitude of the potantial demographic effects of changing infant feeding patterns that were apparantly underway in many third world countries. In the past 20 years much more information has become available on the effects of feeding patterns on infant mortality in developing countries, yet there are still interesting lessons to be learnt… Expand
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