CitationZohoori, Namvar; Popkin, Barry M.; & Fernandez, Maria Erlinda (1993). Breast-Feeding Patterns in the Philippines: A Prospective Analysis. Journal of Biosocial Science, 25, 127-38.
AbstractData from the Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey have been used to examine breast-feeding patterns in the Metropolitan Cebu region of the Philippines. The results show that there is extensive and early use of non-nutritive liquids, resulting in low levels of exclusive breast-feeding. The use of cross-sectional versus longitudinal data, the definition of exclusive breast-feeding, and movements in and out of the exclusively breast-fed category, are considered.
Reference TypeJournal Article
Journal TitleJournal of Biosocial Science
Popkin, Barry M.
Fernandez, Maria Erlinda