Infant feeding, poverty and human development

  title={Infant feeding, poverty and human development},
  author={Annette Beasley and Lisa H Amir},
  journal={International Breastfeeding Journal},
  pages={14 - 14}
The relationship between poverty and human development touches on a central aim of the International Breastfeeding Journal's editorial policy which is to support and protect the health and wellbeing of all infants through the promotion of breastfeeding. It is proposed that exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, followed by continued breastfeeding to 12 months, could prevent 1,301,000 deaths or 13% of all child deaths under 5 years in a hypothetical year. Although there is a conventional wisdom… CONTINUE READING

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