Format

Send to

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Arch Pediatr. 2001 Aug;8(8):865-74.

[Document for the promotion of breast feeding].

[Article in French]

Abstract

Despite its many advantages, breastfeeding is poorly developed in France: less than 50% of newborns are breastfed, and only 10% of infants continue to be breastfed at 1 month of age. In order to encourage breastfeeding in the French North department (chief town: Lille), a working group has written a document for promoting breastfeeding. The reasons for breastfeeding disaffection in France are analysed. The nutritional, health, psychological, economic and social advantages of breastfeeding are presented, together with the fact that breastfeeding has to be considered as part of the human rights for mothers and children. The actions to take place to develop breastfeeding are presented.

PMID:
11524919
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Support Center