Timing of Breastfeeding Initiation and Exclusivity of Breastfeeding During the First Month of Life: Effects on Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity—A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

@article{Khan2014TimingOB,
  title={Timing of Breastfeeding Initiation and Exclusivity of Breastfeeding During the First Month of Life: Effects on Neonatal Mortality and Morbidity—A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis},
  author={Jehangir Khan and Linda Vesel and Rajiv Bahl and Jos{\'e} Carlos Martines},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={468-479}
}
The purpose of this study was to review the evidence on the effect of initiation of breastfeeding early after birth and of exclusive breastfeeding during the first month in reducing neonatal mortality and morbidity. We searched Cochrane and PubMed databases for all available papers addressing our review questions and identified eleven papers. Data were… CONTINUE READING

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