Maternal Exclusive Breast-Feeding Practice In Calabar, Nigeria: Some Related Social Characteristics

ABSTRACT

OBJECTIVE : to determine the social characteristic of mother who practice exclusive breast feeding in Calabar.

SUBJECT AND METHODS: a prospective questionnaire based cross sectional survey of breast feeding practices among mothers of children aged 0-24 months was carried out in Calabar in April 1998. Using WHO indicators for assessing breast feeding practices the exclusive breast feeding rate was determined in mothers of children aged 0-6months. This study documents the social characteristics of those mothers who practiced exclusive breast feeding (EBF).

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APA

EKURE, E & ANITA, O (2021). Maternal Exclusive Breast-Feeding Practice In Calabar, Nigeria: Some Related Social Characteristics. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/maternal-exclusive-breast-feeding-practice-in-calabar-nigeria-some-related-social-characteristics

MLA 8th

EKURE, E and O ANITA "Maternal Exclusive Breast-Feeding Practice In Calabar, Nigeria: Some Related Social Characteristics" Afribary. Afribary, 04 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/maternal-exclusive-breast-feeding-practice-in-calabar-nigeria-some-related-social-characteristics. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

MLA7

EKURE, E, O ANITA . "Maternal Exclusive Breast-Feeding Practice In Calabar, Nigeria: Some Related Social Characteristics". Afribary, Afribary, 04 May. 2021. Web. 25 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/maternal-exclusive-breast-feeding-practice-in-calabar-nigeria-some-related-social-characteristics >.

Chicago

EKURE, E and ANITA, O . "Maternal Exclusive Breast-Feeding Practice In Calabar, Nigeria: Some Related Social Characteristics" Afribary (2021). Accessed June 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/maternal-exclusive-breast-feeding-practice-in-calabar-nigeria-some-related-social-characteristics