Monday, April 21, 2008

Breastfeeding and Mother-Infant Separation

"Breastfeeding and Mother-Infant Separation:
Independent Predictors of Child Abuse and Neglect"

Lane Strathearn, MBBS, FRACP
Developmental Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine/
Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX

From abstract: "It is hypothe-sized that, in human mothers, breastfeeding will be associated with a reduced incidence of
child abuse and neglect, whilst prolonged mother-infant separation will increase the risk."

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