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Separate care for new mother and infant versus rooming-in for increasing the duration of breastfeeding

  1. Sharifah Halimah Jaafar1,*,
  2. Kim Seng Lee2,
  3. Jacqueline J Ho3

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 12 SEP 2012

Assessed as up-to-date: 23 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006641.pub2


How to Cite

Jaafar SH, Lee KS, Ho JJ. Separate care for new mother and infant versus rooming-in for increasing the duration of breastfeeding. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD006641. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006641.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Ipoh Specialist Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

  2. 2

    Fatimah Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia

  3. 3

    Penang Medical College, Department of Paediatrics, Penang, Malaysia

*Sharifah Halimah Jaafar, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ipoh Specialist Hospital, Raja Dihilir Street, Ipoh, Perak, 30450, Malaysia. sharifah_65@yahoo.com. drsharifah65@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 12 SEP 2012

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