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Breastfeeding 

Breastfeeding
Chapter:
Breastfeeding
Author(s):

Murray Enkin

, Marc J. N. C. Keirse

, James Neilson

, Caroline Crowther

, Lelia Duley

, Ellen Hodnett

, and Justus Hofmeyr

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780192631732.003.0046
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date: 17 October 2017

Chapter 46 covers breastfeeding, including antenatal preparation, early versus later suckling, the importance of correct positioning, the importance of flexibility, ‘supplementing’ the baby, ‘supplementing’ the mother, oral contraceptives, supporting breastfeeding mothers, nipple trauma, problems with milk flow, and problems with milk supply.

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