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Breastfeeding, complementary feeding and nutritional status of 6-12-month-old infants in rural KwaZulu-Natal



Breastfeeding, complementary feeding and nutritional status of 6-12-month-old infants in rural KwaZulu-Natal



SAJCN South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition 20(1): 16-24



Objective. To determine breastfeeding, complementary feeding and nutritional status of 6-12-month-old rural infants. Study design. A cross-sectional survey was done. Breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices were determined by questionnaire; an unquantified food frequency questionnaire was used to determine usual food intake. Biochemical assessment of nutritional status included determination of haemoglobin, serum retinol, ferritin and zinc concentrations.

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