Infant nutrition in the first seven days of life in rural northern Ghana

  title={Infant nutrition in the first seven days of life in rural northern Ghana},
  author={Raymond Akawire Aborigo and Cheryl A. Moyer and Sarah Danielson Rominski and Philip Baba Adongo and John E. Williams and Gideon Logonia and Gideon Affah and Abraham V O Hodgson and Cyril M. Engmann},
  booktitle={BMC pregnancy and childbirth},
BACKGROUND Good nutrition is essential for increasing survival rates of infants. This study explored infant feeding practices in a resource-poor setting and assessed implications for future interventions focused on improving newborn health. METHODS The study took place in the Kassena-Nankana District of the Upper East Region of northern Ghana. In-depth interviews were conducted with 35 women with newborn infants, 8 traditional birth attendants and local healers, and 16 community leaders. An… CONTINUE READING
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