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Health Promot Perspect. 2017;7(1): 34-41. doi: 10.15171/hpp.2017.07
PMID: 28058240        PMCID: PMC5209648

Original Article

Factors influencing exclusive breastfeeding among Iranian mothers: A longitudinal population-based study

Mohsen Saffari 1, Amir H. Pakpour 2,3 * , Hui Chen 4

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