Protection, promotion, and support and global trends in breastfeeding.

  title={Protection, promotion, and support and global trends in breastfeeding.},
  author={Chessa K Lutter and A Leslie Morrow},
  journal={Advances in nutrition},
  volume={4 2},
A number of case studies have shown that promotion of breastfeeding (BF) coincides with improved BF and exclusive BF (EBF) practices. We quantify the relationship between BF promotion and changes in BF practices by analyzing the relationship between implementation of the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding as measured by the World Breastfeeding Trends Initiative (WBTi) and trends in EBF and BF duration over the past 20 y in 22 countries in Africa, Asia, the Middle East… CONTINUE READING