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Breastfeeding in crisis: Survey results of the baby-friendly hospital initiative

C. Nikodem, L. Schelke, L. Enraght-Moony, G. F Hofmeyr
Curationis | Vol 18, No 3 | a1361 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v18i3.1361 | © 1995 C. Nikodem, L. Schelke, L. Enraght-Moony, G. F Hofmeyr | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 March 1995 | Published: 28 March 1995

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C. Nikodem,, South Africa
L. Schelke,, South Africa
L. Enraght-Moony,, South Africa
G. F Hofmeyr,, South Africa

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Abstract

A concerted effort should be made by hospitals to implement the "Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding" and attention should be given to building breastfeeding skills into the curriculum for medical students, nurses and allied disciplines as well as in-service training for current health care workers.

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