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Maternity leave and reduced infant mortality rates

Starting World Breastfeeding Week 2023 with an interesting fact. Did you know that longer maternity leave is associated with lower infant mortality? For each additional month of maternity leave, there is a reduction of around 8 infant deaths per 1000 live births. This may seem irrelevant to some, but it’s absolutely important for parents, healthcare […]

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