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Severe maternal morbidity and breastfeeding outcomes in the early post-natal period : a prospective cohort study from one English maternity unit. / Furuta, Marie; Sandall, Jane; Cooper, Derek; Bick, Debra.

In: Maternal & Child Nutrition, 2015.

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Furuta, M, Sandall, J, Cooper, D & Bick, D 2015, 'Severe maternal morbidity and breastfeeding outcomes in the early post-natal period: a prospective cohort study from one English maternity unit', Maternal & Child Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12176

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Furuta, M., Sandall, J., Cooper, D., & Bick, D. (2015). Severe maternal morbidity and breastfeeding outcomes in the early post-natal period: a prospective cohort study from one English maternity unit. Maternal & Child Nutrition. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12176

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Furuta M, Sandall J, Cooper D, Bick D. Severe maternal morbidity and breastfeeding outcomes in the early post-natal period: a prospective cohort study from one English maternity unit. Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2015. https://doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12176

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Furuta, Marie ; Sandall, Jane ; Cooper, Derek ; Bick, Debra. / Severe maternal morbidity and breastfeeding outcomes in the early post-natal period : a prospective cohort study from one English maternity unit. In: Maternal & Child Nutrition. 2015.

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