Infant and young child feeding practices among children under 2 years of age and maternal exposure to infant and young child feeding messages and promotions in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

@inproceedings{Vitta2016InfantAY,
  title={Infant and young child feeding practices among children under 2 years of age and maternal exposure to infant and young child feeding messages and promotions in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania},
  author={Bineti S Vitta and Margaret Benjamin and Alissa M Pries and Mary Champeny and Elizabeth Zehner and Sandra L. Huffman},
  booktitle={Maternal & child nutrition},
  year={2016}
}
There are limited data describing infant and young child feeding practices (IYCF) in urban Tanzania. This study assessed the types of foods consumed by children under 2 years of age and maternal exposure to promotions of these foods in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. A cross-sectional survey was conducted among 305 mothers of children less than 24 months of age who attended child health services in October and November, 2014. Among infants less than 6 months of age, rates of exclusive breastfeeding… CONTINUE READING
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