Background: In Pakistan, poor infant and young child feeding practices are contributing to the burden of infectious diseases and malnutrition. foods while breastfeeding continues up to two years and beyond. Special The Pakistan Infant Young Child Feeding Strategy builds on past and continuing. Exclusive breastfeeding is significantly associated with strong infant immunity and optimal development.
Objective: To assess the knowledge about the National Breastfeeding Policy among paramedics, doctors and mothers in baby-friendly hospitals. Lena J. Lee 6, Young Dae Kwon 7,* and Jelle Stekelenburg 2,8. 1 Keywords: breastfeeding; Pakistan; maternal and child health;. The Pakistan IYCF Strategy builds on the existing achievements in Pakistan and provides a framework for actions to protect, promote and support the optimal infant and young child feeding.
Systemic random sampling technique was used and every third woman was selected. Undesirable breast feeding practices were found to be associated with urban residence, younger mother's age, and higher educational attainment. Possible. Proper breastfeeding and weaning practices are effective ways of reducing childhood morbidity and mortality.
Karachi: A frantic mother cradling her seven-month-old baby rushes towards the special paediatric ward in a desolate Pakistan town, his eyes are blank and he is smaller than most newborns. He is starving in a country that has no shortage of food, but which has one of the highest infant mortality rates in the world and where malnutrition is rife. The infant weighs just 2. Of the patients who come in each day, roughly one fifth are suffering from malnutrition, Dr Dilip Kumar, head of the paediatric department, tells AFP.
Breastfeeding is the feeding of an infant or a young child with breast milk, and . Pakistan, local mothers were questioned regarding their breastfeeding and.
the WHO Infant and Young Child Feeding guidelines, suboptimal CF was found in from Pakistan highlighting inadequate breast-feeding.
The study on Complementary Feeding Practices in Pakistan was carried out utilizing data of Pakistan In other words the transition from exclusive breastfeeding to solid and semi-solid foods Infant and young child nutrition.
PDF | OBJECTIVE: Exclusive breast-feeding is estimated to reduce infant risk factors associated with suboptimal breast-feeding practices in Pakistan. Initiation of breastfeeding within one hour of birth among mothers with infants younger.