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March 6, 2002

Breastfeeding vs Formula-Feeding Among HIV-Infected Women in Resource-Poor Areas

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Stephen J.LurieMD, PhD, Senior EditorIndividualAuthor


Copyright 2002 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2002

JAMA. 2002;287(9):1110-1113. doi:10.1001/jama.287.9.1109

To the Editor: In their Editorial that accompanied the study of Dr Mbori-Nagacha and colleagues,1 Drs Guay and Ruff2 expressed skepticism about the implementation of formula feeding among HIV-1–positive mothers in resource-poor settings. As a physician in a developing country working on the prevention of perinatal HIV transmission, I would like to express another point of view.

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