Trends in Breastfeeding and Weaning Practices in Upper Egypt

  • GIHAN F. AHMAD, LOBNA AL HADEDY, Gihan F. Ahmad
  • Published 2015

Abstract

Introduction: Breastfeeding is one of the most important determinants of child survival, birth spacing, and the prevention of childhood infections. The beneficial effects of breastfeeding depend on its initiation, duration, and the age at which the breastfed child is weaned. Breastfeeding practices vary among different regions and communities. Egypt DHS… (More)

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