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Antenatal breast examination for promoting breastfeeding.

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BACKGROUND: The rationale for antenatal breast examination has included the need to determine whether any problems with breastfeeding could be anticipated, using the time during examination as an opportunity for the healthcare provider to introduce and discuss the importance of breastfeeding, and for the detection of breast cancer during pregnancy. Despite these purported benefits of antenatal breast examination, whether there is evidence that it should be recommended for all pregnant women r...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2008
EISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:5416e90a-b303-463a-a511-fecbdab11feb
Source identifiers:
134340
Local pid:
pubs:134340
Language:
English

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