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Revista Brasileira de Saúde Materno Infantil

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BURGOS, Maria Goretti Pessôa de Araújo; MEDEIROS, Maria do Carmo; BION, Francisca Martins  and  PESSOA, Débora Catarine Nepomuceno de Pontes. The effect of alcoholic beverages in nursing mothers and their impact on children. Rev. Bras. Saude Mater. Infant. [online]. 2002, vol.2, n.2, pp.129-135. ISSN 1806-9304.

A study review on the effects of alcoholic beverage consumption in suckling children and analysis of multiple metabolic, nutritional and psychological conditions in mothers and newborns were accomplished. These emphasized the need of clinical and nutritional guidance in prenatal and childcare clinics related to the risk of alcoholic beverages intake, in any quantity by pregnant women and nursing mothers.

Keywords : Lactation; Alcoholism; Alcoholic beverages; Breast feeding; Nutritional status.

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