Complementary feeding of young children in developing countries : a review of current scientific knowledge

BROWN, Kenneth
DEWEY, Kathryn
ALLEN, Lindsay

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This review is intended primarily for health professionals and others concerned with the nutrition, health and well-being of children. The objective is to provide the background information that is necessary for the development of scientifically sound feeding recommendations and appropriate intervention programmes to enhance children's dietary intake and nutritional status. The document discusses the intricate links between maternal nutrition and appropriate breastfeeding and complementary feeding practices

Document No:WHO/NUT/98.1 

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