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Breastfeeding programmes “should be targeted”

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 19 August 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:467
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    Breastfeeding programmes should target women who are most likely to give their babies bottled milk, said a report from the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination.

    Women from disadvantaged groups and ethnic minorities are least likely to breast feed, and these women could benefit most from involvement in small, informal discussions on the merits and practicalities of breast feeding; this method …

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