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The one best way? breastfeeding history, politics, and policy in Canada / Tasnim Nathoo and Aleck Ostry. [electronic resource] :

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Subject: Breastfeeding > Social aspects. > Canada
Breastfeeding > Political aspects. > Canada
Breast Feeding.
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice.
Health Policy > history.
History, 20th Century.
Social Change > history.
Genre: Canada.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781554581719
  • Physical Description: 1 electronic text (xvi, 262 p.) : ill., digital file.
  • Publisher: Waterloo, Ont. : Wilfrid Laurier University Press, c2009

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General Note: Issued as part of the desLibris books collection.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 234-252) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: The One Best Way? -- Part 1 Transitions, 1850-1920 -- 1 Infant Mortality, Social Reform, and Milk, 1850-1910 -- 2 Theory and Formulas: Scientific Medicine and Breastfeeding, 1900-1920 -- 3 Nation, Race, and Motherhood: The Political Ideology of Breastfeeding, 1910-20 -- Part 2 Decline, 1920-60 -- 4 Professionals and Government, 1920-30 -- 5 Marketing Infant Feeding, 1930-40 -- 6 Old-Fashioned, Time-Consuming, and a Little Disgusting, 1940-60 -- Part 3 Resurgence, 1960-2000 -- 7 The Return to Breastfeeding, 1960-80 -- 8 Promoting Breastfeeding, 1980-90 -- 9 Protecting, Promoting, and Supporting? 1990-2000 -- Part 4 At Equilibrium: Into the Twenty-First Century -- 10 Continuities and Change: Breastfeeding in Canada at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century -- 11 Using the Past to Look Forward: Breastfeeding Policy for the Twenty-First Century -- Conclusion: The Politics of "Choice" -- Appendices -- Appendix A Timeline of Infant Feeding in Canada -- Appendix B Infant Mortality in Canada -- Appendix C The Canadian Mother's Book -- Appendix D Percentage of Births Occurring in Hospital, 1926-74 -- Appendix E National Surveys of Breastfeeding Practices -- Appendix F Evolution of Canadian Infant Feeding Guidelines, 1923-2004.
Additional Physical Form available Note: Also available in print version.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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