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The Influence of Acculturation on Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration for Mexican-Americans


  • Rachel Kimbro


  • Scott Lynch
  • Sara McLanahan


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  • Rachel Kimbro & Scott Lynch & Sara McLanahan, 2008. "The Influence of Acculturation on Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration for Mexican-Americans," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 27(2), pages 183-199, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:27:y:2008:i:2:p:183-199
    DOI: 10.1007/s11113-007-9059-0

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    1. Helen J. Lee & Irma T. Elo & Kelly F. McCollum & Jennifer F. Culhane, 2009. "Racial/Ethnic Differences in Breastfeeding Initiation and Duration Among Low-Income Inner-City Mothers," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 90(5), pages 1251-1271.

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