Thursday, October 23, 2003
Growth of 30 percent Chinese babies impaired by lack of breast: "Growth of 30 percent Chinese babies impaired by lack of breast
( 2003-10-21 10:07) (people.com)
"Thirty percent of Chinese women are unable to breast feed their babies for various reasons, which impairs the normal growth of their infants at the same percentage, said Ding Zongyi, a celebrated Chinese professor on baby medical science, on Monday. Heavy workload and life pressures or physical conditions, including the lack of milk, were major reasons leading to young mothers' failure to breast feed, Ding said. "