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Effect of exclusive breastfeeding on selected adverse health and nutritional outcomes: a nationally representative study

BMC Public HealthBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:889

Received: 24 March 2017

Accepted: 14 November 2017

Published: 21 November 2017

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Original Submission
24 Mar 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Roya Kelishadi
8 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kingsley Emwinyore Agho
31 Jul 2017 Author responded Author comments - Md. Nuruzzaman Khan
Resubmission - Version 2
31 Jul 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
20 Oct 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Richard Woodman
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
14 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
21 Nov 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12889-017-4913-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Population Sciences, Jatiya Kabi Kazi Nazrul Islam University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Department of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Health Services Research and Policy, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia