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Study of Pre Lacteal Feeding Practices and its Determinants in a Rural Area of Maharashtra

@inproceedings{Dawal2014StudyOP,
  title={Study of Pre Lacteal Feeding Practices and its Determinants in a Rural Area of Maharashtra},
  author={Salve Dawal and F. InamdarI. and T. Saleem and S. Priyanka and K. DoibaleM.},
  year={2014}
}
Exclusive breastfeeding is the cornerstone of adequate early infant nutrition. Prelacteal feeds such as honey, sugar-water, jaggery water, castor oil, goat’s milk are given under the belief that they act as laxatives, cleansing agents or hydrating agents or as a mean of clearing the Meconium which carries potential risk of infection and aspiration. Aim and objective was to study prelacteal feeding practices among infants in rural area of the Maharashtra and to study socio demographic factors… Expand
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