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Title: Breast feeding and fertility
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean
Issue Date: 1995
Language: English
Abstract: The relationship between breast-feeding and its contraceptive qualities is not fully known and is often misunderstood. this publication explains the physiological role of breast-feeding in contraception, evaluates its effectiveness if certain guidelines are followed, and provides reasons for its failure in many cases. The work also describes the results to multicentric research study on breast-feeding, lactation amenorrhoea and fertility. This publication will be of interest to maternal and child health personnel and community health care workers who provide family planning and birth control services. Contents: part 1: breast-feeding, Infant nutrition and fertility part 2: multicentre study on breast-feeding and fertility-results and interpretation part 3: conclusions
Description: 55 p. ; 24 cm.
Keywords: Breast Feeding
Lactation
Child Welfare
Fertility
Subject: Nutritional Sciences
Dietetics
Food Safety
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/119524
ISBN: 92-9021-171-7
ISSN: 1020-041X
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/dsaf/dsa45.pdf
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