Contemporary Patterns Of Breast - Feeding

Book : Contemporary Patterns Of Breast - Feeding

Author : * --

Language : English

Episode : Health-Safety-Environment

Publishing Location : Cenova

ISBN : 92-4-156067-3

Publisher : World Health Organization WHO

Document Type : Report

Book No : 8270

INDEX

Preface vii
Acknowledgements viii
1. Introduction-B0 Vahlquist 1
2. Design of the study 11
3. Characteristics of the communities studied 19
4. Prevalence and duration of breast-feeding 31
5. Breast-feeding and reproduction 47
6. Family characteristics, maternal health,
health care practices
andbreast-feeding 61
7. Birth weight, weight gain in infancy, and mortality among
previouschildren 79
8. Introduction of supplementary foods 93
9. Organization of health services; social
and health legislation 107
10.Marketing and distribution of breast-milk substitutes 135
11. Conclusions 145
Annex 1. Additional tables 157
Annex 2. Questionnaires used in the study 165
Annex 3. Data collection guides 193