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Is Prolonged Breastfeeding Associated with Malnutrition? Evidence from Nineteen Demographic and Health Surveys

Citation

Caulfield, Laura E.; Bentley, Margaret E.; & Ahmed, Saifuddin (1996). Is Prolonged Breastfeeding Associated with Malnutrition? Evidence from Nineteen Demographic and Health Surveys. International Journal of Epidemiology, 25(4), 693-703.

Abstract

Background: A growing body of literature suggests that prolonged breastfeeding (typically defined as beyond the first year of life) may be a risk factor for malnutrition.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/25.4.693

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

International Journal of Epidemiology

Author(s)

Caulfield, Laura E.
Bentley, Margaret E.
Ahmed, Saifuddin

Year Published

1996

Volume Number

25

Issue Number

4

Pages

693-703

Reference ID

1199