The present study comprised 100 mothers of newborn babies with regard to their belief and practices about lactation.
A vast majority (98.2%) of the mothers were breast feeding, 87.9% mothers used prelacteal feeds of one sort or the other.
Only 0.5% breast fed their babies within 6 hours and nearly 50% started after 48 hours.
Colostrum was discarded by 82.9% of mother and nearly 73% wanted to continue breast feeding beyond 1 year.
The age of weaning preferred was after 1 year by 91%.
Mots-clés Pascal : Inde, Nouveau né, Nutrition, Allaitement, Mère, Lait infantile, Asie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : India, Newborn, Nutrition, Breast feeding, Mother, Infant formula, Asia, Human
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0119624
Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 09/06/1995.