Determinants of breastfeeding pattern among nursing mothers in Anambra State, Nigeria.

@article{Ukegbu2011DeterminantsOB,
  title={Determinants of breastfeeding pattern among nursing mothers in Anambra State, Nigeria.},
  author={Andrew Ugwunna Ukegbu and E U Ebenebe and Patricia O Ukegbu and Ugochukwu Uchenna Onyeonoro},
  journal={East African journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={226-31}
}
OBJECTIVES The practice of optimal breastfeeding including exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life is still rare among nursing mothers despite numerous benefits of breastfeeding. This study was aimed at identifying the factors influencing breastfeeding pattern among nursing mothers in Anambra State, Nigeria. METHODS A cross sectional study was carried out in three comprehensive health centres of Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH) located at Neni, Ukpo and… CONTINUE READING
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