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Effectiveness of Weekly Cell Phone Counselling Calls and Daily Text Messages to Improve Breastfeeding Indicators

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BMC Pediatrics

Using cell phones to provide pre and postnatal breastfeeding counselling to women can substantially augment optimal practices. High rates of exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months were achieved by sustained contact and support using cell phones. This intervention shows immense potential for scale up by incorporation in both, public and private health systems.

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