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Year : 1987  |  Volume : 31  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 268-9

Feeding pattern practised by the mothers attending an under five clinic.


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M K Chatterjee


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A random selection of 100 infants from the R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital, Calcutta were surveyed to determine the type of feeding, monthly weight gain and mothers' opinion of feeding. The children were from upper, middle and lower classes. At 3 months of age 36% were exclusively breast fed, 19% were fed artificially, and 45% were fed mixed diets. The mean monthly weight gains were 0.91, 0.98 and 0.90 kg for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd months for breast fed babies, and 0.74, 0.71 and 0.65 kg for formula fed and supplemented babies. When surveyed, 91.5% of upper class, 86.4% of middle and 82.1% of lower class mothers were in favor of breast feeding.


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