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Being baby friendly: evidence-based breastfeeding support
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    UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative and Vitamin D

    Cleminson and co-authors are to be commended for their excellent and comprehensive work, which raises awareness to an important health issue(1). Breastfeeding has undoubted benefits. However, it is important to recognise, when promoting the health benefits, of breastfeeding that breastmilk has very low levels of vitamin D (20IU or 0.5micrograms/litre)(2,3). This places infants, who are exclusively breastfed, at risk of...

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