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ERIC Number: EJ774374
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-7283
Addressing Breastfeeding Disparities in Social Work
Hurst, Carol Grace
Health & Social Work, v32 n3 p207-210 2007
This article examines social justice issues affecting breastfeeding in the United States. Public health goals for breastfeeding initiation and duration and barriers to breastfeeding among low-income groups are discussed. Suggestions are made about ways social workers may more assertively support breastfeeding in the context of social work practice.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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