Journal of Women's Health Care

Journal of Women's Health Care
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0420


Tesfaye Solomon

Ethiopian Public Health Institute, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Exclusive Breastfeeding Practice and Its Associated Factors among Mothers with Infants Aged Less Than Six Months in Nono, Western Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Author(s): Tesfaye Solomon*, Gerba Fufa and Teka Girma

    Background: Exclusive breastfeeding is the best and cost-effective intervention to prevent childhood morbidities and mortalities in developing countries. But there was no evidence in the study area regarding the practice of exclusive breastfeeding and its associated factors. Therefore, this study was aimed to assess exclusive breastfeeding practice and its associated factors in a rural district, the Western part of Ethiopia. Methods: A community-based cross-sectional study was conducted from August 15-30, 2020 among 565 mothers who have an infant less than six months in Nono District. Study participants were selected using random sampling. Data on infant breastfeeding practice were collected by trained interviewers by using a structured questionnaire. Multivariable logistic regression analysis was used to determine factors as.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0420.21.10.538

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