Prevalence of early initiation of breastfeeding and determinants of delayed initiation of breastfeeding: secondary analysis of the WHO Global Survey

@inproceedings{Takahashi2017PrevalenceOE,
  title={Prevalence of early initiation of breastfeeding and determinants of delayed initiation of breastfeeding: secondary analysis of the WHO Global Survey},
  author={Kenzo Takahashi and Togoobaatar Ganchimeg and Erika Ota and Joshua P Vogel and Joao Paulo Souza and Malinee Laopaiboon and Cynthia Pileggi Castro and Kapila Jayaratne and Eduardo Ortiz-Panozo and Pisake Lumbiganon and Rintaro Mori},
  booktitle={Scientific reports},
  year={2017}
}
Early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF) within 1 hour of birth can decrease neonatal death. However, the prevalence of EIBF is approximately 50% in many developing countries, and data remains unavailable for some countries. We conducted a secondary analysis using the WHO Global Survey on Maternal and Perinatal Health to identify factors hampering EIBF. We described the coverage of EIBF among 373 health facilities for singleton neonates for whom breastfeeding was initiated after birth. Maternal… CONTINUE READING
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