Determinants of infant feeding choices by Zambian mothers: a mixed quantitative and qualitative study.

@article{Chisenga2011DeterminantsOI,
  title={Determinants of infant feeding choices by Zambian mothers: a mixed quantitative and qualitative study.},
  author={Molly Chisenga and Joshua Siame and Kathy Baisley and Lackson M Kasonka and Suzanne M. Filteau},
  journal={Maternal & child nutrition},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={148-59}
}
Choosing an infant feeding mode is complex for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected African women. We documented infant feeding choices by 811 mothers of infants aged less than 18 months enrolled in the Chilenje Infant Growth, Nutrition and Infection Study of fortified complementary or replacement foods. We also conducted 20 interviews and 4 focus group discussions among women and nurses to explore the issues in depth. Practices of most HIV-infected women did not closely follow national… CONTINUE READING

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