breastfeeding. An effort has also been made to apprise the policymakers of the interrelation between breastfeeding, postpartum amenorrhea, contraceptive use and birth spacing. Nonetheless, policymakers should promote programs that encourage both breastfeeding and contraceptive use. Breastfeeding has direct benefits for infant health in addition to its role in lengthening birth intervals beyond postpartum amenorrhea.
Laxmi Kant Dwivedi
Statistics in Transition New Series , ISSUE 3, 407–431
Piyush Kant Rai,
Statistics in Transition New Series , ISSUE 2, 329–360