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Why the new WHO growth charts are dangerous to breastfeeding

Binns, C.W., James, J. and Lee, M.K. (2008) Why the new WHO growth charts are dangerous to breastfeeding. Breastfeeding Review, 16 (3). pp. 5-7.

Abstract

The new WHO growth reference should not be used below the age of six months because of its potential impact on breastfeeding rates. Breastfeeding is critical to infant health and its beneficial effects persists into adulthood.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Chiropractic and Sports Science
Publisher: Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA)
Copyright: © Australian Breastfeeding Association 2008
Publishers Website: http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/default.htm
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/5694
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