Family Medicine & Medical Science Research

Family Medicine & Medical Science Research
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ISSN: 2327-4972


Masresha Leta Serbesa

Masresha Leta Serbesa
Harar Health Science College,

  • Research Article
    Assessment of the Influence of Mother
    Author(s): Maleda Tefera Iffa and Masresha Leta SerbesaMaleda Tefera Iffa and Masresha Leta Serbesa

    Background: During infancy and early childhood adequate nutrition is essential to ensure the growth, health, and development of children to their full potential. It has been recognized worldwide that breastfeeding is beneficial for both the mother and child, as breast milk is considered the best source of nutrition for an infant. Factors include the mother’s social class, occupation, educational attainment, cultural factors can influence the duration of breastfeeding (exclusive or partial). Objective: The objective of this study was to assess the influence of mother’s occupation and education on breastfeeding and weaning practice of children in public Hospitals Methodology: Hospital based cross sectional study design combining both qualitative and quantitative methods were used among mothers whose age is 15-4.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2327-4972.1000234

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