n Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine - Breastfeeding and the 2015 South African guidelines for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV : forum
|Article Title||Breastfeeding and the 2015 South African guidelines for prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV : forum|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Columbia University, USA and 2 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Apr 2015|
|Pages||1 - 5|
Breastfeeding, especially exclusive breastfeeding in the first months of life, is the cornerstone of good infant nutrition, health and survival. The various health benefits include the mother and also extend beyond infancy to protection against common noncommunicable diseases in adult life. These benefits take on even greater salience in low-resource settings.
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