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Investing in breastfeeding – the world breastfeeding costing initiative

Holla-Bhar, Radha; Iellamo, Alessandro; Gupta, Arun; Smith, Julie P; Dadhich, Jai Prakash

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BACKGROUND Despite scientific evidence substantiating the importance of breastfeeding in child survival and development and its economic benefits, assessments show gaps in many countries' implementation of the 2003 WHO and UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant and Young Child Feeding (Global Strategy). Optimal breastfeeding is a particular example: initiation of breastfeeding within the first hour of birth, exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months; and continued breastfeeding for two years...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015-02-23
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/14320
Source: International Breastfeeding Journal
DOI: 10.1186/s13006-015-0032-y

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