Early infant feeding practices in Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.

  title={Early infant feeding practices in Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.},
  author={Ying Zhao and Aimin M Niu and G. F. Xu and Matha J Garrett and Ted Greiner},
  journal={Asia Pacific journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={12 1},
To investigate early infant feeding practices in Jinan, China, a cross-sectional study was carried out in April-May 2000. Data were collected through structured interviews among nearly all the mother-infant pairs (247) in four communities in the city with infants under seven months of age. All but one was born in a hospital and rooming-in (infant sleeping in same room as mother) was widely practiced. Breastfeeding was practiced universally, but first contact with the new-born was delayed one or… CONTINUE READING

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