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02 February 2017

Volume 25 | Issue 2

ISSN (Print): 0969-4900

ISSN (Online): 2052-4307

Relationship between social support and breastfeeding self-efficacy among women in Tabriz, Iran

Breast milk not only protects the baby from infections and diseases, but it is also thought to predispose a person to good health over his/her lifetime (Varaei et al, 2009) There is a wealth of evidence on the short- and long-term benefits of breastfeeding on both the woman's and infant's health (Lucas et al, 1990; Singhal et al, 2001; Sadauskaite-Kuehne et al, 2004; Pollard and Guill, 2009)

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