Brighton and Hove is in the enviable position of having good breastfeeding rates.
What does BF stand for?
BF stands for Breastfeeding (infant health)
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We have 59 other meanings of BF in our Acronym Attic
- Both Faces
- Boundary Facility
- Boundary Function
- Bovine Fibrinogen
- Brain Freeze
- Branching Filter
- Bravo Fleet (gaming)
- Breaker Failure (electrical engineering)
- Breaker Filter (Nortel)
Samples in periodicals archive:
South Africa will no longer distribute free infant milk to public hospitals and clinics in an effort to promote exclusive breastfeeding and lower child mortality, the health minister said Tuesday.
Recommendations * Acute maternity care settings should implement structured programs to support breastfeeding uptake and duration as part of routine maternity care (Grade B).
The researchers also assessed how consistent breast-feeding recommendations were with the World Health Organization's breastfeeding policies among pediatricians with patients who were 0-2 years old.
Breastfeeding protects baby girls from serious chest infections, but does little to prevent respiratory illnesses in boys, researchers have found.
Even better eyesight and higher intelligence have been linked with breastfeeding (Section on Breastfeeding, 2005).
McCracken now knows, is that breastfeeding must be learned--by both mother and child.
Low breastfeeding rates and inadequate emergency planning left many infants dehydrated and hungry in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.