Infant feeding practices in western Tanzania and Uganda: implications for infant feeding recommendations for HIV-infected mothers.

@article{Poggensee2004InfantFP,
  title={Infant feeding practices in western Tanzania and Uganda: implications for infant feeding recommendations for HIV-infected mothers.},
  author={Gabriele Poggensee and Katja Schulze and Ilaria Moneta and Paulina Mbezi and Chris Baryomunsi and Gundel Harms},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={477-85}
}
Current infant feeding guidelines of UNICEF/UNAIDS/WHO for HIV-infected women recommend the avoidance of breastfeeding or to breastfeed exclusively. In the context of a prevention of HIV mother-to-child transmission programme we assessed the feeding practices in peripheral areas of Tanzania and Uganda. A total of 237 mothers in south-western Tanzania and 424 mothers in western Uganda attending urban and rural antenatal care services as well as village women were interviewed with regard to… CONTINUE READING
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