CHILD FEEDING PRACTICES AMONG AGRICULTURAL LABOURERS

Article Id: ARCC5527
Citation :- CHILD FEEDING PRACTICES AMONG AGRICULTURAL LABOURERS.Asian Journal Of Dairy and Food Research.2000.(19)
Ahuja Abha**, Shukla Pushpa***
Address : Department of Child Development & Nutrition, College of Home Science, G B. Pant Univ. of Agric. & Tech., Pantnagar-263 145 Distt.-Udham Singh Nagar (U.P.)

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The study is an exploratory survey conducted to find out prevalent child feeding practices among female labourers with irregular work hours. Majority of the labourers belonged to Eastern Uttar Pradesh and parts of Bihar presently working in the university farm at pantnagar. Survey finds that none of the children were fed colostrum, the first milk from mother. Breast feeding was found prevalent among female labourars and was continued solely for about 1½ to 2 years of age. Fortunately practice of bottle feeding was not found among Labourer's families, The investigation is a part, however complete in itself of a departmental research projed titled. “An evaluative study of Parent Education in Child Care and Nutrition among Labourer's ramilies of t Iniversity Farm

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