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Information and socioeconomic factors associated with early breastfeeding practices in rural and urban Morogoro, Tanzania.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11529546     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
CONCLUSION: We hypothesize that exclusive breastfeeding is not a traditionally recognized practice and thus its duration is mainly associated with information and knowledge about breastfeeding. This suggests that information programmes to provide knowledge, beginning at antenatal visits, may reduce premature complementation, though additional support may also be required.
R Shirima; M Gebre-Medhin; T Greiner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992)     Volume:  90     ISSN:  0803-5253     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr.     Publication Date:  2001 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-08-31     Completed Date:  2002-01-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205968     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr     Country:  Norway    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  936-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
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MeSH Terms
Breast Feeding / ethnology,  statistics & numerical data*
Cross-Sectional Studies
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
Infant Food
Mothers / education,  psychology
Rural Population / statistics & numerical data*
Socioeconomic Factors
Urban Population / statistics & numerical data*

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