The Benefits of Breastfeeding
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This paper discusses the position of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN), in relation to breastfeeding. The paper discusses the physical and psychosocial benefits for both the mother and child, of prolonged breastfeeding. It then discusses the promotion and support for mothers with new babies.
From the Paper:"Literature Review Table will follow separately INTRODUCTION Many health organizations recommend a prolonged duration of breastfeeding. Both the World Health Organization and the United Nations maintain that breastfeeding causes physical and psychosocial benefits for the mother and child. Promotion and support for breastfeeding have become national public health priorities recently. "The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, continuing to 1 year or beyond" (Taveras et al., 2003, p. 108)."
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