Determinants of optimal breast-feeding in peri-urban Guatemala City, Guatemala.

  title={Determinants of optimal breast-feeding in peri-urban Guatemala City, Guatemala.},
  author={Kirk A. Dearden and Mekibib Altaye and Irma De Maza and Maritza De Oliva and Maryanne Stone-Jim{\'e}nez and A Leslie Morrow and Barton R. Burkhalter},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  volume={12 3},
OBJECTIVE This survey was conducted to identify factors affecting early initiation of breast-feeding and exclusive breast-feeding among mothers in peri-urban Guatemala City, Guatemala. MATERIALS AND METHODS In early November 1999 a census was begun in four communities of peri-urban Guatemala City, Guatemala, to identify all children < 6 months old as well as all pregnant women who were expected to deliver during the two-month data-gathering period. After the census was completed, a survey of… CONTINUE READING

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