oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - A perspective on the inappropriate infant feeding practices observed among KwaZulu-Natal mothers : professional expectations clash with human nature's realities : editorial

Volume 22, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-0658
  • E-ISSN: 2221-1268



In sum, the solution framework proposed by Ghuman et al confirms our quixotic penchant for tilting at the windmill of adherence to exclusive breast-feeding. Rather than relying on a single champion on the battlefield against MTCT, a broad phalanx of actors, taking actions backed by evidence of efficacy, will finally shore up the weaknesses of human nature in confronting the passage of the HIV to the generation being born daily in KwaZulu-Natal and across sub-Saharan Africa.

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