Knowledge and Practice of Mothers towards Exclusive Breastfeeding and its Associated Factors in Ambo Woreda West Shoa Zone Oromia Region, Ethiopia

@article{Gelaw2015KnowledgeAP,
  title={Knowledge and Practice of Mothers towards Exclusive Breastfeeding and its Associated Factors in Ambo Woreda West Shoa Zone Oromia Region, Ethiopia},
  author={Belayneh Kefale Gelaw and Alayou Geletaw and Ahimed Abdella and Bereket chinasho and Abreham Alemayehu and Amanue},
  journal={The Journal of medical research},
  year={2015},
  volume={15}
}
Back ground: Breastfeeding is an important public health strategy for improving infant and child morbidity and mortality, improving maternal morbidity, and helping to control health care costs. The World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recommend that every infant should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life, with breastfeeding continuing for up to two years of age or longer. The aim of this study to assess knowledge and practice of… 

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