Traditional practices and beliefs regarding nutrition of children in the 0-5 age group in western Turkey: A qualitative study


Ertem G. , Ergun S.

JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.63, no.2, pp.173-178, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 63 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE PAKISTAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.173-178
  • Keywords: Breastfeeding, Infant nutrition, Qualitative study, Mothers' opinions, Traditional practices, BREAST-FEEDING PATTERNS, MOTHERS, KNOWLEDGE

Abstract

Objective: To determine mothers' knowledge about infant nutrition and traditional influence on feeding practices which may affect the nutritional status of infants and young children.