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Infant Feeding and Weaning Practices in Selected Cultural Zones of Haryana


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1 Department of Child Development, COHS, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, India
     

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In developing countries of the world, malnutrition makes its impact principally on young children, because childhood is a period of rapid growth when nutritional needs are very high. Feeding especially in the early years of life has a life long effect since varying degrees of growth retardation has been observed in infants and children because of undernutrition and malnutrition.
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Shakuntala Punia
Department of Child Development, COHS, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, India
Sudha Chhikara
Department of Child Development, COHS, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, India
Santosh Sangwan
Department of Child Development, COHS, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar-125004, India

Abstract


In developing countries of the world, malnutrition makes its impact principally on young children, because childhood is a period of rapid growth when nutritional needs are very high. Feeding especially in the early years of life has a life long effect since varying degrees of growth retardation has been observed in infants and children because of undernutrition and malnutrition.