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Breastfeeding patterns and exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children in developing countries: review and analysis of nationally representative surveys

Jeremy A Lauer1*, Ana Pilar Betrán2, Cesar G Victora3, Mercedes de Onís4 and Aluísio JD Barros3

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Health System Financing, Expenditure and Resource Allocation, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

2 Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

3 Department of Social Medicine, Federal University of Pelotas, C.P. 464 - 96001-970, Pelotas, Brazil

4 Department of Nutrition for Health and Development, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland

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BMC Medicine 2004, 2:26  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-2-26

Published: 1 July 2004

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Prevalence NBF.Annex.doc (MS Word file in landscape format) is a table listing the data sources used for reported indicators.

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