ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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$ 10 bn Blunder

At What Cost to Women? ARUN GUPTA and Jon E Rohde ('Economic Value of Breast-feeding in India', June 26) have reiterated with convincing quantitative estimates what is well known about the benefit of mother's milk to the health of the infant and the effect of lactation in lowering fecundity. The way they have assembled data to demonstrate the economic value of mothers milk to the family and society is indeed useful.

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