Background: In Pakistan, poor infant and young child feeding practices are contributing to the burden of infectious diseases and malnutrition. foods while breastfeeding continues up to two years and beyond. Special The Pakistan Infant Young Child Feeding Strategy builds on past and continuing. Exclusive breastfeeding is significantly associated with strong infant immunity and optimal development.
Karachi: A frantic mother cradling her seven-month-old baby rushes towards the special paediatric ward in a desolate Pakistan town, his eyes are blank and he is smaller than most newborns. Lena J. Lee 6, Young Dae Kwon 7,* and Jelle Stekelenburg 2,8. 1 Keywords: breastfeeding; Pakistan; maternal and child health;. Background: Proper breastfeeding practices are effective ways for reducing childhood morbidity and mortality.
Objective: To assess the knowledge about the National Breastfeeding Policy among paramedics, doctors and mothers in baby-friendly hospitals. Undesirable breast feeding practices were found to be associated with urban residence, younger mother's age, and higher educational attainment. Possible. Systemic random sampling technique was used and every third woman was selected.
Proper breastfeeding and weaning practices are effective ways of reducing childhood morbidity and mortality. This study aimed to find out breastfeeding and weaning practices among infants of six months to one year in urban slums of Bahawalpur city. A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out in the Shahdrah slums of Bahawalpur City after getting approval from the institutional review board of Quaid-e-Azam Medical College, Bahawalpur.
Breastfeeding is the feeding of an infant or a young child with breast milk, and . Pakistan, local mothers were questioned regarding their breastfeeding and.
the WHO Infant and Young Child Feeding guidelines, suboptimal CF was found in from Pakistan highlighting inadequate breast-feeding.
The study on Complementary Feeding Practices in Pakistan was carried out utilizing data of Pakistan In other words the transition from exclusive breastfeeding to solid and semi-solid foods Infant and young child nutrition.
PDF | OBJECTIVE: Exclusive breast-feeding is estimated to reduce infant risk factors associated with suboptimal breast-feeding practices in Pakistan. Initiation of breastfeeding within one hour of birth among mothers with infants younger.