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Cultural representation of newborn feeding
  1. S Conti Nibali
  1. Family Pediatrician, Azienda Sanitaria Locale, n.5 Messina, Italy;

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Nicoll and Williams1 suggested that attitudes to breast feeding need to change: “everyone (not just women) needs to see breast feeding as normal and education needs to start early”. In Italy breastfeeding rates are low.2 Numerous training initiatives have been set up to heighten awareness with the aim of promoting breastfeeding. These initiatives have been based on implementation of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative; …

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