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  1. Breast feeding pattern in neonates.

    Article - En anglais

    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

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0119624

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 09/06/1995.