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Breast feeding and the Baby Friendly Initiative: is the training of doctors being ignored?
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    Baby Friendly Initiative: is the training of doctors being ignored? - Who is ignored?
    • Barbara Królak-Olejnik, MD, IBCLC, Pediatrician – neonatologist
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      • Magdalena Nehring-Gugulska, MD, IBCLC

    Dear Editor,

    The need to promote and support breastfeeding is unquestionable. There is strong evidence that exclusive and prolonged breastfeeding has multiple health benefits for mothers and their infants. American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and World Health Organization (WHO) recommend exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life. Both the AAP and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACO...

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