Age-appropriate infant and young child feeding practices are associated with child nutrition in India: insights from nationally representative data.

@article{Menon2015AgeappropriateIA,
  title={Age-appropriate infant and young child feeding practices are associated with child nutrition in India: insights from nationally representative data.},
  author={Purnima Menon and Apurva Bamezai and Ali Subandoro and Mohamed Ag A Ayoya and V{\'i}ctor M Aguayo},
  journal={Maternal & child nutrition},
  year={2015},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={73-87}
}
Age-appropriate infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices are critical to child nutrition. The objective of this paper was to examine the associations between age-appropriate IYCF practices and child nutrition outcomes in India using data from ∼18 463 children of 0-23.9 months old from India's National Family Health Survey, 2005-06-3. The outcome measures were child height-for-age z-score (HAZ), weight-for-age z-score (WAZ), weight-for-height z-score, stunting, underweight and wasting… CONTINUE READING
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