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Document Type
Comparative Reports
Publication Topic(s)
Nutrition
Language
English
Author(s)
Patricia A. Haggerty and Shea O. Rutstein and Macro International Inc. Calverton, Maryland, USA
Publication Date
June 1999
Publication ID
CS30

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Abstract:

This report is a descriptive analysis of breastfeeding, complementary infant feeding, and the postpartum effects of breastfeeding and is based on data collected in 37 nationally representative Demographic and Health Surveys. Data in the analyses are from more than one quarter of a million children under the age of five years.