Trends and determinants for early initiation of and exclusive breastfeeding under six months in Vietnam: results from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, 2000-2011.

@article{Bui2016TrendsAD,
  title={Trends and determinants for early initiation of and exclusive breastfeeding under six months in Vietnam: results from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys, 2000-2011.},
  author={Quyen Thi-Tu Bui and Hwa-Young Lee and Anh Thi-Kim Le and Do Van Dung and Lan Thi-Hoang Vu},
  journal={Global health action},
  year={2016},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={29433}
}
Background There is strong evidence that breastfeeding (BF) significantly benefits mothers and infants in various ways. Yet the proportion of breastfed babies in Vietnam is low and continues to decline. This study fills an important evidence gap in BF practices in Vietnam. Objective This paper examines the trend of early initiation of BF and exclusive BF from 2000 to 2011 in Vietnam and explores the determinants at individual and contextual levels. Design Data from three waves of the Multiple… CONTINUE READING

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