Rates and determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding and exclusive breast feeding at 42 days postnatal in six low and middle-income countries: A prospective cohort study

Archana Patel, Sherri Bucher, Yamini Pusdekar, Fabian Esamai, Nancy F. Krebs, Shivaprasad S. Goudar, Elwyn Chomba, Ana Garces, Omrana Pasha, Sarah Saleem, Bhalachandra S. Kodkany, Edward A. Liechty, Bhala Kodkany, Richard J. Derman, Waldemar A. Carlo, K. Michael Hambidge, Robert L. Goldenberg, Fernando Althabe, Mabel Berrueta, Janet L. MooreElizabeth M. McClure, Marion Koso-Thomas, Patricia L. Hibberd

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32 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numberS10
JournalReproductive Health
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 8 2015

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Keywords

  • Early initiation of breastfeeding
  • Exclusive breastfeeding
  • Global health
  • Neonatal mortality
  • Newborn

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Patel, A., Bucher, S., Pusdekar, Y., Esamai, F., Krebs, N. F., Goudar, S. S., Chomba, E., Garces, A., Pasha, O., Saleem, S., Kodkany, B. S., Liechty, E. A., Kodkany, B., Derman, R. J., Carlo, W. A., Michael Hambidge, K., Goldenberg, R. L., Althabe, F., Berrueta, M., ... Hibberd, P. L. (2015). Rates and determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding and exclusive breast feeding at 42 days postnatal in six low and middle-income countries: A prospective cohort study. Reproductive Health, 12(2), [S10]. https://doi.org/10.1186/1742-4755-12-S2-S10