Prevalence and factors associated with prelacteal feeding in Western Nepal.

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BACKGROUND Newborn infants are often given prelacteal feeds in Nepal despite government policies encouraging exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. AIM This study investigated the prevalence, reasons, types and factors associated with prelacteal feeding in the south-western region of Nepal. METHODS Information on prelacteal feeding… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wombi.2015.07.006

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@article{Khanal2016PrevalenceAF, title={Prevalence and factors associated with prelacteal feeding in Western Nepal.}, author={Vishnu Khanal and Andy H. Lee and Rajendra Karkee and Colin W Binns}, journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives}, year={2016}, volume={29 1}, pages={12-7} }