Status of Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices With Special Emphasis on Breast Feeding in an Urban Area of Meerut

Infant feeding practices comprising of both the breastfeeding as well as complementary feeding have major role in determining the nutritional status of the child. Worldwide, it is estimated that only 34.8% of infants are exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of life, the majority receiving some other food or fluid in the early months.The first two… (More)