The obstetrician's opportunity: translating "breast is best" from theory to practice.

Abstract

The superiority of breast-feeding to artificial feeding of infants has been well established for nutritional, biochemical, antiinfective, psychological, economic, and contraceptive reasons. The promotion of breast-feeding should, therefore, be a high-priority concern of health workers. Both provision of information and support to expectant mothers and… (More)

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@article{Winikoff1980TheOO, title={The obstetrician's opportunity: translating "breast is best" from theory to practice.}, author={Beverly Winikoff and Erica Baer}, journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology}, year={1980}, volume={138 1}, pages={105-17} }