A study was conducted in two slum areas in a Bombay suburb covering a total population of 4879.
One hundred and fifty-three mothers having children below two years were interviewed.
Ninety six per cent infants below the age of 4 months received breast milk, though exclusive breastfeeding was practised only in 37% infants.
Timely complementary feeding rate was only 0.48.
Twenty three per cent of mothers used bottle for administration of supplementary food or water.
Only 15.7% of mothers used commercial milk formula and 8.5% used commercial weaning food.
Mots-clés Pascal : Inde, Nourrisson, Nutrition, Allaitement, Sevrage, Mère, Asie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : India, Infant, Nutrition, Breast feeding, Weaning, Mother, Asia, Human
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0119628
Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 09/06/1995.