A qualitative study exploring perceived barriers to infant feeding and caregiving among adolescent girls and young women in rural Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Hackett2015AQS,
  title={A qualitative study exploring perceived barriers to infant feeding and caregiving among adolescent girls and young women in rural Bangladesh},
  author={Kristy Hackett and Umme S. Mukta and Chowdhury S. B. Jalal and Daniel W. Sellen},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Infant feeding and caregiving by adolescent girls and young women in rural Bangladesh remains relatively understudied despite high potential vulnerability of younger mothers and their children due to poverty and high rates of early marriage and childbearing. This key knowledge gap may hamper the effectiveness of maternal, infant and child health interventions not specifically tailored to teenage mothers. This study aimed to narrow this gap by documenting key barriers to optimal… CONTINUE READING