Breast feeding is associated with decreased risk of sudden infant death syndrome

Zotter, Heinz; Pichler, Gerhard
August 2012
Evidence Based Medicine;Aug2012, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p126
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the meta-analysis conducted by Hauck and colleagues for examining the correlation between breast feeding and risks of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). The study proves that breast feeding is positively associated with SIDS and is recommended to be exclusive. Other risk factors are not considered, however its results are significant and should be considered by clinicians.


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