national baseline survey to assess the breastfeeding practices in Bangladesh by Halida Hanum Akhtar

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Published by Bangladesh Institute of Research for Promotion of Essential & Reproductive Health and Technologies in Dhaka .

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  • Breastfeeding -- Bangladesh.,
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-150).

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StatementHalida Hanum Akhter, Mohsena Akhter, Kazi Mahbubur Rashid Azad.
ContributionsAkhter, Mohsena., Azad, Kazi Mahbubur Rashid., Bangladesh Institute of Research for Promotion of Essential & Reproductive Health and Technologies.
LC ClassificationsRJ216 .A38 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxviii, 151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL155648M
ISBN 109848227016
LC Control Number99931048

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Bangladesh. The second baseline survey and the corresponding mid-line and endline surveys were conducted in March–April to in 15 districts in the eastern part of the country. Finally, the third baseline survey and the corresponding endline survey were con-ducted in April–May to in nine districts of Bangladesh.

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Based on. This dataset is the result of the household survey conducted to gather data at baseline as a part of an impact evaluation study of Alive & Thrive (A&T) interventions delivered through Building Resources Across Communities' (BRAC) Essential Health Care (EHC) Program in Bangladesh.

Referring to a baseline and an endline survey conducted in and respectively in 50 sub-districts where community-based Alive & Thrive programme was implemented by BRAC, they said exclusive breastfeeding went up to 88 per cent f and the percentage of mothers washing hands before feeding young children improved from 23 per cent to   A national baseline suvey to assess the breastfeeding practices in Bangladesh, Bangladesh Institute of National baseline survey to assess the breastfeeding practices in Bangladesh book for Promotion of Essential and Reproductive Health and Technologies, Dhaka () Results from an urban survey in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The prevalence of good IYCF practices increased from baseline (%) to midline (%), but it decreased in the endline survey (%) due to the unintended consequences of programmatic changes such as withdrawal of community health worker (CHW) incentives for promoting IYCF practices. A baseline nutrition survey was carried out in May and June of The baseline survey is designed to cover all parts of the country.

Information is captured for indicators of demographics, food security, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, as well as the nutritional status of children, adolescent girls and women.

The Neonatal Questionnaire was sent to the mother when her infant is approximately 3 weeks old. This questionnaire examined factors that commonly occur near the time of the birth and that affect infant feeding choices. It also asked about early feeding practices (including herbal intake by the infant), sources of information, sources of support, and any feeding-related treatment for jaundice.

Abstract. Background: Although gaps between breastfeeding awareness and practices have been described, determinants of the gaps have not been well investigated. Objective: The aim of this study was to examine determinants of the gap between breastfeeding awareness and practices in Vietnam.

Methods: We intervie mothers with children aged 0−23 mo in 11 of 63 Vietnam provinces. sites (lowest in Brazil and highest in Ghana) based on their initial baseline breastfeeding levels and sociocultural characteristics. Median breastfeeding frequency among compliant infants 9, 7 and 5 feeds per day at 3, 6, 9 and 12 mo, respectively.

Knowledge Attitude and Practice survey on Infant and Young Child Feeding Children aged 0 to 23 months living in IDP camps in Nam Hkam and May Ja Yang North Shan State and Kachin State – Republic of the Union of Myanmar February Data collection period: 05th.

Intimate partner violence is associated with poorer maternal mental health and breastfeeding practices in Bangladesh. Second rapid assessment of food and nutrition security in the context of COVID in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Alive & Thrive Baseline Survey Shasthya Shebika (SS) household- and community-level surveys. Bangladesh Demographic and Health Survey (BDHS) is the seventh national-level demographic and health survey designed to provide information to address the monitoring and evaluation needs of the Health, Population and Nutrition Sector Development Program (HPNSDP) and to provide managers and policy makers involved in this program with the information that they need to.

A national baseline suvey to assess the breastfeeding practices in Bangladesh. Bangladesh Institute of Research for Promotion of Essential and Reproductive Health and Technologies, Dhaka   Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) means that the infant receives only breast milk for the first six months of life after birth.

In Bangladesh, the prevalence of EBF remained largely unchanged for nearly two decades and was 43% in However, ina prevalence of 64% was reported, an increase by 21 percentage points.

The reasons for this large change remain speculative at this point. action areas. The associated IYCF Assessment Matrix (Resources Annex ) is to be used to provide a detailed overview of the scope and scale of all of the action areas in each country. This overview will serve as a baseline, and after a certain number of years the matrix can be updated to assess the.

There are few reliable and valid tools to assess lactation and infant feeding knowledge and practices. This study tested the psychometric properties of two new scales, the Newborn Feeding Ability (NFA) questionnaire and Breastfeeding Initiation Practices (BIP) scale to assess midwives' breastfeeding knowledge and practices specific to breastfeeding initiation.

A national postal survey. Cross-sectional surveys (n ~ children 0– mo old per group per country) were implemented at baseline (June 7–Augin Viet Nam; April 28–Jin Bangladesh) and endline (June 16–Augin Viet Nam; April 20–Jin Bangladesh).

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Suboptimal breastfeeding is associated with higher mortality among infants and young children in the developing world. We describe patterns in 'exclusive breastfeeding' and 'any breastfeeding' rates and quantify exposure to suboptimal breastfeeding among children aged two years or younger in developing countries.

We reviewed nationally representative surveys that collected data. The National Neonatal Health Strategy and Guidelines for Bangladesh recommend a set of essential newborns care practices: the use of a boiled instrument to cut the cord, applying nothing to the cord, immediate (within 5 min) drying and wrapping of the infant, delaying bathing to 72 h after birth and initiating breastfeeding within 1 h.

Newborn. Background Exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) means that an infant should be breastfed only for the first six months of life to achieve optimal child development and to prevent infant morbidity and mortality. The aim of this analysis was to determine the individual- household- and community-level factors associated with EBF practice in Bangladesh.

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ducted before hospital discharge to assess breastfeeding self-efficacy and infant feeding practices in the hospitals. The second follow-up survey was conducted when the mothers returned to the hospital for their infants’ 1-month health check-up to assess breastfeeding self-efficacy and infant feeding status at 4 weeks postpartum.

The last. Baseline and endline survey results: IYCF practice The majority of infants (%) in the [email protected] project areas were put to the breast within an hour of birth (% baseline) (see Figure 3). The prevalence of exclusive breastfeeding rose from % to % in the [email protected] intervention area.

However, the majority of women gave birth outside a facility (74%), so analysis for Bangladesh included only non-facility births. In Uganda, the question on timing of first bath was added to the questionnaire during baseline survey implementation, leading to high numbers of missing values, so baseline.

first trimester [6]. The National Nutrition Programme Baseline Survey in Bangladesh showed that only one-third of women gained more than 4 kg during the third trimester. The mean weight gain in the third trimester was kg [7].

Childhood malnutrition in Asia is greater than anywhere else [8]. Seventy percent of the world s. Breastfeeding practices, by program group and survey round, for early initiation of breastfeeding (A) and exclusive breastfeeding (B).

Difference-in-difference effect estimates between baseline and endline adjusted for clustering effect at the district and subdistrict levels.

**P. These indicators are a culmination of six years of inter-agency work and are used to assess a subset of practices. This set of indicators provides i) an update of the WHO and UNICEF indicators on breastfeeding practices and ii) a broad set of indicators [2] to assess, for the first time, feeding practices in children aged 6 to 23 months.

Mitra and Associates. Demographic and health survey Dhaka, Bangladesh: National Institute of Population Research and Training and Macro International, Ahamed M. Breastfeeding in Bangladesh. J Biosoc Sci ; Objectives To obtain a general overview of infant and young child feeding practices in one rural county in China and identify current delivery channels and challenges.

Design A cross-sectional study. Setting A rural county, Zhao County, in Hebei Province, China. Participants 10 clusters were first selected within each township (16 townships in total) with proportional to population size sampling.RTI is an independent, nonprofit institute that provides research, development, and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide.

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