Stronger focus on nutrition within health services could save 3. Roger Shrimpton Dept. Early initiation of breastfeeding, within one hour of birth is recommended by WHO 1.
There are few published research papers about factors associated with the initiation of breastfeeding in Sudan. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of and factors associated with the timely initiation of breastfeeding among mothers with children two years and under in Kassala, Eastern Sudan. A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted from December to March
The data-sets generated during the current study are available from the corresponding author based on reasonable request via email and phone call. Among a total of participants, early initiation of breastfeeding was practiced by Nearly three-fourths The prevalence colostrums feeding and early initiation of breast feeding is low in Debre Tabor.
Breastfeeding, with its many known health benefits for infants, children, and mothers, is a key strategy to improve public health. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for about the first 6 months with continued breastfeeding alongside introduction of complementary foods for at least 1 year. See reports from past years.
This study explores breastfeeding initiation practices and associated influencing factors for initiating breastfeeding within one hour of birth in public health facilities of Bangladesh. In this study, normal deliveries were observed in 15 public health facilities from 3 districts in Bangladesh. Study participants were selected by convenient sampling i.
National surveys in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continue to show rates of breastfeeding below global recommendations. Delay of timely or early initiation of breastfeeding is common in the community. Current approaches are not addressing the major constraints.
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Whether delivery takes place in a hut in a rural village or a hospital in a major city, putting newborns to the breast within the first hour after birth gives them the best chance to survive, thrive and develop to their full potential. Continuing to breastfeed exclusively — without any other food — for the first six months promotes sensory and cognitive development, and protects babies against infectious and chronic diseases. But mothers cannot be expected to do it alone.