Effect of Peer Counselling by Mother Support Groups on Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices: The Lalitpur Experience

@inproceedings{Kushwaha2014EffectOP,
  title={Effect of Peer Counselling by Mother Support Groups on Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices: The Lalitpur Experience},
  author={Komal Prasad Kushwaha and Jhuma Sankar and Mari Jeeva Sankar and Arun R Gupta and Jai Prakash Dadhich and Yogender Pal Gupta and Girish Chandra Bhatt and Dilshad A. Ansari and B. Lungsi Sharma},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
OBJECTIVE Our primary objective was to evaluate the effect of peer counselling by mother support groups (MSG's) in improving the infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices in the community. METHODS We conducted this repeated-measure before and after study in the Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, India between 2006 and 2011. We assessed the IYCF practices before and after creating MSG's within the community. The feeding practices were reassessed at two time points-2 (T1) and 5 years (T2… CONTINUE READING
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