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Breastfeeding and reported morbidity during infancy: findings from the Southampton Women's Survey.

Abstract:

A number of studies in developed countries suggest that breastfeeding protects against infections in infancy. However, the choice to breastfeed is often related to maternal characteristics, and many of these studies are limited in the extent to which they can take account of confounding influences. In a prospective birth cohort study, we assessed the relationship between the duration of breastfeeding and the prevalence of lower respiratory tract infections, ear infections and gastrointestinal...

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Crozier, SR More by this author
Inskip, HM More by this author
Godfrey, KM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Maternal and child nutrition
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
61-70
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1740-8709
ISSN:
1740-8695
URN:
uuid:1a1163f4-41ce-49fa-a63d-1b436506dc45
Source identifiers:
126417
Local pid:
pubs:126417

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