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Breastfeeding

Totelin, Laurence Marie Victoria 2016. Breastfeeding. In: Bagnall, Roger S., Broderson, Kai, Champion, Craige B., Erskine, Andrew and Huebner, Sabine R. eds. The Encyclopedia of Ancient History, Wiley, pp. 1-2. (10.1002/9781444338386.wbeah30237)

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Abstract

Evidence for ancient breastfeeding is abundant but difficult to interpret. It relates mostly to the upper classes and to slaves, and more to breastfeeding by wet-nurses than by mothers. The extent of maternal breastfeeding must be assessed through comparative studies. Breastfeeding was the object of debates in antiquity.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: History, Archaeology and Religion
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DE The Mediterranean Region. The Greco-Roman World
Publisher: Wiley
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 09:14
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/92400

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