Are infants exclusively breastfed up to 6 months of age at risk of anemia?


OBJECTIVE To compare the incidence of anemia between infants who received exclusive breast feeding (EBF) up to the age of 6 months and those who did not. MATERIAL AND METHOD A cross sectional survey was conducted to examine the physical growth, incidence of anemia, mean hematocrit (Hct) level and other red cell indices among 6-month-old infants visiting a… (More)


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