Elaine A. Yu

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Achieving optimal exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) remains a challenge. Because intention is a precursor of practice, we examined factors associated with EBF intention during pregnancy in two rural sub-districts of Kishoreganj district, Bangladesh. We studied 2,400 pregnant women in their third trimester (26–32 weeks gestation). We assessed knowledge (6 items,(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the relationships between maternal breast-feeding intention, attitudes, self-efficacy and knowledge at 7 months' gestation with exclusive or full breast-feeding at 3 months postpartum. DESIGN Prospective cohort study with structured home interviews during pregnancy and 3 months after delivery. SETTING Two rural sub-districts of(More)
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