Reduced risk of neonatal respiratory infections among breastfed girls but not boys.

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OBJECTIVE The effect of breastfeeding on community-acquired neonatal infections has not been well studied, although the neonatal period is one of special vulnerability to infectious pathogens. Respiratory tract infections are the neonatal infection most commonly diagnosed after nursery discharge. We therefore chose respiratory tract infections diagnosed… (More)

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@article{Sinha2003ReducedRO, title={Reduced risk of neonatal respiratory infections among breastfed girls but not boys.}, author={Anushua Sinha and Jeanne M. Madden and Dennis Ross-Degnan and Stephen B. Soumerai and Richard Platt}, journal={Pediatrics}, year={2003}, volume={112 4}, pages={e303} }