Breastfeeding and Public Health

Activity Description:

This PowerPoint presentation was prepared for a University of Washington course entitled Maternal and Infant Nutrition. Broadly it outlines the trends and benefits of breast feeding infants. It goes on to provide a timeline of breast feeding policy as well as a case study of a breastfeeding support group.

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Activity Source:

Johnson, D.B. and Zerzan, J. (2008). Breastfeeding and public health. Retrieved May 26, 2009 from University of Washington website: