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Breast Feeding: Malaysia
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This entry examines breastfeeding practices of women in Malaysia, paying particular attention to Malay (Muslim) women. The entry begins by describing traditional pre-Islamic breastfeeding practices in Malaysia. Moving into the Islamic pe…

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Ansori, Siaan, “Breast Feeding: Malaysia”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_EWICCOM_001430>
First published online: 2012

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