Breastfeeding in China: Improving Practices to Improve China's Future



  • Breastfeeding benefits children: Lowers infectious morbidity and mortality, reduces dental malocclusions, and leads to higher intelligence and increased bonding.

  • Breastfeeding benefits mothers: Can prevent breast cancer, improve birth spacing and might reduce risk of diabetes, overweight and ovarian cancer.

  • Breastfeeding benefits the nation: Can boost economic development of a nation through enhanced cognitive capital and alleviate burden and cost of diseases originating in childhood.
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