Determinants of early initiation of breastfeeding in Nigeria: a population-based study using the 2013 demograhic and health survey data


BERDE A. S. , YALÇIN S. S.

BMC PREGNANCY AND CHILDBIRTH, cilt.16, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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Background: Provision of mother's breast milk to infants within one hour of birth is referred to as Early Initiation of Breast Feeding (EIBF) which is an important strategy to reduce perinatal and infant morbidities and mortality. This study aimed to use recent nationally representative survey data to identify individual, household and community level factors associated with EIBF and to update on previous knowlegde with regards to EIBF in Nigeria.