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Breast-feeding: Current knowledge, attitudes and practices of paediatricians and obstetricians

A. Videlefsky, C. Nikodem, J. Hofmeyr
Curationis | Vol 19, No 2 | a1315 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v19i2.1315 | © 1996 A. Videlefsky, C. Nikodem, J. Hofmeyr | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 March 1996 | Published: 27 March 1996

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A. Videlefsky,, South Africa
C. Nikodem,, South Africa
J. Hofmeyr,, South Africa

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Doctors, as part of the healthcare team, can have a significant impact on the successful initiation and maintenance of breastfeeding. There is a need for ongoing education and intervention programmes to update current knowledge on breastfeeding management.


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