Fewer providers promote breast-feeding

12/3/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

A survey of 875 pediatricians completed in 2004 shows less support and promotion of breast-feeding over bottle-feeding compared to a survey in 1995. The respondents in 2004 also were less likely to believe the benefits of breast-feeding outweighed the problems or inconvenience, and fewer said nearly all mothers are able to breast-feed successfully.

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