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  1. Weaning practices and breast-feeding duration in Northern Thailand.

    Article - En anglais

    Current infant feeding guidelines recommend exclusive breast-feeding until the infant is about 4 months old to reduce the risks of early termination of breast-feeding, undernutrition and infection.

    In many societies, however, supplementary foods are given well before 4 months of age.

    The present paper describes weaning practices, factors associated with early supplementation and the effects of supplementation on duration of breast-feeding in a random sample of sixty northern Thai breast-fed infants studied prospectively from birth to 2 years of age.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Sevrage, Nouveau né, Homme, Thaïlande, Asie, Durée, Allaitement, Alimentation, Lait maternel, Régime alimentaire enrichi, Enquête, Milieu rural

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Weaning, Newborn, Human, Thailand, Asia, Duration, Breast feeding, Feeding, Breast milk, Supplemented diet, Inquiry, Rural environment

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 92-0305219

    Code Inist : 002A16E. Création : 199406.