The progress of nations

January 1998
Mothering;Jan/Feb98, Issue 86, p64
Presents findings of The Progress of Nations by the United States Committee for the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on infant nutrition. Technical support for breastfeeding in the United States; Violation by breastmilk substitute companies of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes; Activities to protect breastfeeding initiated by the US Department of Health and Human Services.


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