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Lets help the breastfeeding revival

B.L. Currie
Curationis | Vol 6, No 2 | a529 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v6i2.529 | © 1983 B.L. Currie | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1983 | Published: 27 September 1983

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B.L. Currie,, South Africa

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The author says: This article would not have been written had I initially been successful with breastfeeding. Being a Midwife I thought I knew how to breastfeed. I had sore nipples for a month and could not solve the problem. I gave my baby supplementary feeds and lost my milk at 4 months. I relactated with the help of a breastfeeding organisation. Thereafter breastfeeding was a joy and a very rewarding experience for me. This motivated me to find out from all sources everything I could about breastfeeding. This is the result of my research, I want to share my knowledge with my nursing colleagues.

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