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Instructions for authors

International Breastfeeding Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that will encompass all aspects of breastfeeding.

Breastfeeding is recognized as an important public health issue with enormous social and economic implications. Infants who do not receive breast milk are likely to experience poorer health outcomes than breastfed infants; mothers who do not breastfeed increase their own health risks.

Each article type published by International Breastfeeding Journal follows a specific format, as detailed in the corresponding instructions for authors; please choose an article type from the list on the left to view the instructions for authors.

The instructions for authors includes information about preparing a manuscript for submission to International Breastfeeding Journal, criteria for publication and the online submission process. Other relevant information about the journal's policies, the refereeing process and so on can be found in 'About this journal'.

International Breastfeeding Journal publishes the following article types:

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Authors and referees are asked to declare any competing interests.

Copyright rests with the authors. For more information on copyright of articles, see our publisher's copyright and license policy.