Patterns and determinants of infant feeding practices worldwide

@inproceedings{King1994PatternsAD,
  title={Patterns and determinants of infant feeding practices worldwide},
  author={Jean King and Ann Ashworth},
  year={1994}
}
  • Jean King, Ann Ashworth
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • The many advantages of breast milk over other foods for early infant feeding and the hazards of artificial milks and bottle feedings especially in the context of developing countries, are now well established and have been described in detail elsewhere (Hanson, 1988; Jelliffe and Jelliffe, 1988). For nutritional, immunological, contraceptive, psychological and economic reasons, breast feeding remains superior. Although the impact of breast feeding on infectious disease rates in Western… CONTINUE READING

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