A study was conducted to assess exclusive breast-feeding, continued breast-feeding, bottle-feeding, predominant breast-feeding, timely complementary feeding and other breast-feeding practices in 818 children in the age group of 0-3 years belonging to the Schedule Caste communities of Haryana.
The exclusive breast-feeding rate was 0.15 and the predominant breast-feeding rate 0.75 in children<4 months.
Timely complementary feeding rate was 0.42.
Timely complementary feeding rate at 1 year and 2 years was 0.84 and 0.58, respectively.
The bottle-feeding rate, ever breast-fed rate, timely first-suckling rate and exclusive breast-feeding rate by mother were 0.09,1.0,0.0 and 0.15, respectively.
The median duration of breast-feeding was 16 months.
Mots-clés Pascal : Haryana, Nouveau né, Nourrisson, Allaitement, Lait maternel, Nutrition, Evaluation, Inde, Asie, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Haryana, Newborn, Infant, Breast feeding, Breast milk, Nutrition, Evaluation, India, Asia, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0139566
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 09/06/1995.