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Non-puerperal lactation in nutritional rehabilitation: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9145582     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
An experience in non-puerperal lactation, specifically induced for nutritional rehabilitation of a malnourished motherless male infant, is presented from a Fulani culture in northern Nigeria where the usual cultural practice is to feed such infants with raw cow's milk. The value of non-puerperal lactation in nutritional rehabilitation of motherless infants is highlighted and the role of adequate psychological preparation and support in successful relactation is emphasised.
C O Eregie
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  East African medical journal     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0012-835X     ISO Abbreviation:  East Afr Med J     Publication Date:  1997 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-05-29     Completed Date:  1997-05-29     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372766     Medline TA:  East Afr Med J     Country:  KENYA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  59-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institute of Child Health, University of Benin, Nigeria.
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MeSH Terms
Breast Feeding*
Child Nutrition Disorders / prevention & control*
Cultural Characteristics
Infant, Newborn

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