Factors associated with breastfeeding intent among mothers of newborn babies in Da Nang, Viet Nam

@inproceedings{Nguyen2018FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with breastfeeding intent among mothers of newborn babies in Da Nang, Viet Nam},
  author={Phuong Thi Kim Nguyen and Hoang Thi Tran and Thuy Thi Thanh Thai and Kirsty A. Foster and Christine L Roberts and Ben J. Marais},
  booktitle={International breastfeeding journal},
  year={2018}
}
Background Breastfeeding is recognized as the single most cost-effective intervention to reduce child morbidity and mortality. However, few studies have explored perceived barriers to breastfeeding and factors associated with breastfeeding intent among mothers of newborn babies in Viet Nam. We conducted a study to assess breastfeeding initiation rates, intent to breastfeed exclusively for 6 months or more and perceived barriers to breastfeed among mothers of newborn babies in Da Nang, Viet Nam… CONTINUE READING