Infant feeding practices in the rural population of north India

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Syed E Mahmood ; Anurag Srivastava ; Ved P Shrotriya ; Payal Mishra (2012)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Journal of Family and Community Medicine, volume 19, issue 2, pages 130-135 (issn: 2230-8229, eissn: 2229-340X)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3410177, doi: 10.4103/2230-8229.98305
  • Subject: Original Article | Birth weight | RA1-1270 | Public aspects of medicine | infant feeding practices | rural India

Background : Breastfeeding is one of the most important determinants of child survival, birth spacing, and the prevention of childhood infections. The beneficial effects of breastfeeding depend on its initiation, duration, and the age at which the breastfed child is wea... View more
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