Breast-feeding in Bangkok, Thailand: current status, maternal knowledge, attitude and social support.

@article{Li1999BreastfeedingIB,
  title={Breast-feeding in Bangkok, Thailand: current status, maternal knowledge, attitude and social support.},
  author={Yuanzhe Li and Lingzhi Kong and Masanaka Hotta and Som Arch Wongkhomthong and Hiroshi Ushijima},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={648-54}
}
BACKGROUND The promotion of breast-feeding is one of the essential interventions for reduction of infant mortality and improving infant development worldwide. The aim of the present study was to examine the current status of infant feeding and the influences of suspected family sociodemographic characteristics and social support as well as maternal knowledge, attitudes and behaviours in infant feeding since the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative was launched in Thailand. METHODS A total of 221… CONTINUE READING