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Relactation: Review of experiences & recommendations for practice.

Author: WHO
Resource type: Article

In English, French and Spanish. Available at www.who.int/child-adolescenthealth/New_Publications/NUTRITION/Relactation_EN.html

Content: Often relactation is considered as an exceptional experience. However, evidence shows that most women can relactate if they are motivated and have adequate information and support. This review documents experiences and provides practical guidelines for health workers caring for women and children to assist mothers to relactate.

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WHO (1998). Relactation: Review of experiences & recommendations for practice.. www.ennonline.net/relactationreview2