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Analysis of 2005-2006 National Family Health Survey Data

In India, poor feeding practices in early childhood contribute to the burden of malnutrition and infant and child mortality. To estimate infant and young child feeding indicators and determinants of selected feeding practices in India.

Investigating Team

  • Dr. Archana Patel
  • Neetu Badhoniya
  • Sandhya Khadse
  • Kingsley E. Agho
  • Michael J. Dibley

Revitalization of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in health facilities is recommended. Targeted interventions may be necessary to improve infant feeding practices in mothers who reside in urban areas, are more educated, and are from wealthier households.

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Rational & Objective

Analysis of 2005-2006 National Family Health Survey Data

In India, poor feeding practices in early childhood contribute to the burden of malnutrition and infant and child mortality. To estimate infant and young child feeding indicators and determinants of selected feeding practices in India.

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Team

Investigating Team

  • Dr. Archana Patel
  • Neetu Badhoniya
  • Sandhya Khadse
  • Kingsley E. Agho
  • Michael J. Dibley
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Conclusions

Revitalization of the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in health facilities is recommended. Targeted interventions may be necessary to improve infant feeding practices in mothers who reside in urban areas, are more educated, and are from wealthier households.

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