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Breast feeding is associated with fewer hospitalisations

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7404.0-e (Published 26 June 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:0-e

Question Is breast feeding associated with fewer hospitalisations for respiratory problems?

Synopsis This team used a sensible search strategy to perform this meta-analysis. They explored several databases to find studies in industrialised nations reporting rates of hospitalisations for lower respiratory diseases and that examined breast feeding of more than two months' duration. They also attempted to …

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