|Title:||Breast feeding and fertility|
|Authors:||World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean|
|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.|
|Appears in Collections:||EMRO Publications|
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