International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013


Complementary Feeding Practices - A KAP* Study

Harshil Savalia | Anuya Chauhan [3] | Gargi Pathak [3]


Abstract: e not met adequately by breastfeeding and hence a proper and a timely transition towards healthy complementary foods is a necessity. However, faulty feeding practices adversely affect the growth and the nutrition of children and the roots of the same lie in lack of proper knowledge regarding the practices. Here an attempt has been made to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices for the same and to identify the gap in the feeding practices among the parents of the patients admitted in a tertiary care centre.


Keywords: Complementary, misconceptions, growth, healthy feeding


Edition: Volume 2 Issue 12, December 2013,


Pages: 418 - 419


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