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Indicators for Assessing Breastfeeding Practice (old)

Author: WHO
Resource type: Article

IMPORTANT NOTE: This document is in the process of being updated - see Indicators for Assessing IYCF Practices. Conclusions of a Concensus meeting 6-8 November, 2007, Washington, DC. (Available in this resource library under Assessments, Surveys and Indicators section)

Content: Report summarises the discussion and consensus reached on key breastfeeding indicators and specific methodologies for their measurement at the household survey level, following an informal meeting convened by WHO.
Key indicators looked at: Exclusive breastfeeding; Predominant Breastfeeding; Timely Complementary Feeding; Continued Breastfeeding at one and two years of age; Bottlefeeding.

Available in English or French online at: www.who.int/child_adolescent_health/documents/cdd_ser_91_14/en/index.html

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