Breast Feeding and Child Health: Methodologic Issues in Epidemiolgic Research

  • Michael S. Kramer


A remarkable renaissance of interest in breast feeding has occurred over the last 10–15 years. As if rediscovering the wheel, scientists are only beginning to understand the extent to which millions of years of evolution have succeeded in ways that modern technology cannot yet approach. The child health effects of breast feeding has become a fertile field for research by both basic laboratory investigators and epidemiologists.


Atopic Eczema Breast Milk Breast Feeding Infant Feeding Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection 
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  • Michael S. Kramer
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  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and BiostatisticsMcGill University Faculty of MedicineMontréalCanada

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