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The ELFE study: first findings on breastfeeding in french maternity clinics

Seven in ten women breastfeed their babies at the maternity clinic, according to the first findings of the ELFE study, which is following over 18,000 children born in 2011. The data on breastfeeding were collected in maternity clinics.

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John Wilmoth’s conference

According to United Nations calculations, the population of the planet will have reached 9.6 billion by 2050. Watch the interview with John Wilmoth, Director of the UN’s Population Division which produces these projections and provides data on the populations of all individual countries

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