Comparison of infant feeding patterns reported for nonindustrial populations with current recommendations.

@article{Sellen2001ComparisonOI,
  title={Comparison of infant feeding patterns reported for nonindustrial populations with current recommendations.},
  author={Daniel W. Sellen},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={131 10},
  pages={2707-15}
}
The observation that young child-feeding practices rarely conform to current global recommendations is of major public health nutrition policy concern and raises questions about whether near-universal compliance with recommendations is feasible in any population. This analysis uses indicators of age at introduction of complementary foods and termination of breastfeeding available from ethnographic and demographic reports published between 1873 and 1998 to test the hypothesis that recent and… CONTINUE READING
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