Mozambique: Breast-feeding should not be the only choice

Paulo Granjo [pt] criticizes a redundant local campaign in Mozambique to motivate woman to breast-feed, already a popular habit, which can have disastrous consequences in a country plaged by AIDS. “The most basic common sense is to detect HIV in pregnant women as early as possible, to provide them with caesarean section and provide them with the conditions not to breast-feed, because the vast majority of them will not have money for milk powder or knowledge about needs and sterilizing feeding bottles.”

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