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Breastfeeding

  • By: John Walsh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Breastfeeding is the name for taking milk from the nipple of the mother or another woman producing milk. The process is known as suckling when it occurs among mammals. Breastfeeding is widely regarded as the safest and healthiest form of feeding ...

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