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Maternal nutrition and lactation

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  1. # Whitehead RG. Maternal Diet, Breastfeeding Capacity & Lactational infertility (1981) MEETING REPORT. This is a report prepared after a workshop sponsored jointly by the United Nations University and the World Health Organization, held at Darwin College, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 9−11 March 1981. The meeting was set up under the chairmanship of Dr. Fred Sai to review the interrelationships between maternal diet, breast−milk production, and the return of fertility during lactation: the main components are summarized in the diagram. These interrelationships are of major importance to maternal and child health, particularly in the THird World.
  2. Breastfeeding and Maternal Nutrition FAQ, Linkages, March 2004. Explains that unless very malnourished has no effect and has references. www.linkagesproject.org/media/publications/frequently%20asked%20questions/FAQMatNutEng.pdf Available online in: English, french, spanish, portuguese
  3. Body mass index and lactation performance. Prentice, A. et al. Eur J Clin Nutr 1994; 48 Suppl 3:S78-89

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