Item description for The Optimal Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding: A Systematic Review by World Health Organization...
The longstanding debate over the optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding has centered on the so-called "weanling's dilemma" in developing countries: the choice between the known protective effect of exclusive breastfeeding against infectious morbidity and the (theoretical) insufficiency of breast milk alone to satisfy the infant's energy and micronutrient requirements beyond 4 months of age. The primary objective of this review is to assess the effects on child health, growth, and development, and on maternal health, of exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months vs exclusive breastfeeding for 3-4 months with mixed breastfeeding (introduction of complementary liquid or solid foods with continued breastfeeding) thereafter through 6 months.
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Producers: World Health Organization
Studio: World Health Organisation
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.69" Width: 8.27" Height: 0.11" Weight: 0.33 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2002
Publisher World Health Organisation
ISBN 9241595647 ISBN13 9789241595643
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