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Weaning in the Perspective of Breast Feeding in Rural Area


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1 R.D. Birla SmarakKosh, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India
     

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Nutritional problems among children are common in India and one of the reasons is poor feeding practices among the young children. The best way of ensuring child survival is to initiate steps to improve nutritional status of children. Nutrition and hearth of child is the product of dietary intake and morbidities suffered by the child. Several studies have demonstrated that during major diseases viz., diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection, feeding practices are jeopardized.
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Sangeeta Pandey
R.D. Birla SmarakKosh, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India
S. K. Tripathi
R.D. Birla SmarakKosh, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India
J. Tandon
R.D. Birla SmarakKosh, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India
C. P. Mishra
R.D. Birla SmarakKosh, Bombay Hospital, Mumbai, India

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Nutritional problems among children are common in India and one of the reasons is poor feeding practices among the young children. The best way of ensuring child survival is to initiate steps to improve nutritional status of children. Nutrition and hearth of child is the product of dietary intake and morbidities suffered by the child. Several studies have demonstrated that during major diseases viz., diarrhoea and acute respiratory infection, feeding practices are jeopardized.