Prelacteal Feeding of Newborns in Postconflict Timor-Leste

  title={Prelacteal Feeding of Newborns in Postconflict Timor-Leste},
  author={V. Khanal and A. Lee and Jonia Lourenca Nunes Brites da Cruz and R. Karkee},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition},
Objectives:The aim of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of prelacteal feeding and its associated factors in Timor-Leste using updated data from the national survey. Methods:Complex sample analysis was undertaken to account for the 2-stage cluster design of the Demographic and Health Survey 2009–2010. Backward stepwise logistic regression was conducted to ascertain factors associated with the prevalence of prelacteal feeding. Results:A total of 4821 mother–infant pairs were… Expand
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