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Infant Feeding Recommendation

  • Document type:
    Publication
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    1 May 2003
  • Primary audience:
    Professionals
  • Publication format:
    Electronic only
  • Gateway reference:
    3269
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown

Appropriate feeding practices are of fundamental importance for the survival, growth, development and nutrition of infants and children everywhere. The optimal duration of exclusive breastfeeding is one of the crucial public health issues that the World Health Organization (WHO) has been keeping under continued review.

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