Mothers’ adherence to optimal infant and young child feeding practices in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Zabinah Nabirye, Frank Kiwanuka, Zainah Nakaye, Ivan Kamurasi, Agbele Alaba Tolulope
  • F1000Research, June 2018, F1000Research
  • DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.15129.1

Mothers’ adherence to optimal infant and young child feeding practices in Uganda

What is it about?

The benefits of adherence to optimal infant and young child feeding (IYCF) to both the mothers and their infants below two years are well documented. Compliance with optimal IYCF practices has been noted to vary in different settings.

Why is it important?

This study sought to establish factors influencing mothers’ adherence to optimal infant and young child feeding practices for babies below two years in Mpigi town council- Mpigi District.

Perspectives

Zainah Nakaye (Author)

This article contributed to the scanty literature on optimal feeding practices in Uganda

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The following have contributed to this page: Frank Kiwanuka, Zainah Nakaye, and Ivan Kamurasi