Category: Biological Sciences

How is breastfeeding of indigenous children?

A research has examined the breastfeeding of indigenous children from zero to two years old and the factors associated with weaning. Data were collected in the households of three indigenous groups in two cities of the West Brazilian Amazon. The prevalence of breastfeeding is below the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and in order to change this situation, it is necessary to include indigenous leaders and public policies to promote breastfeeding. Read More →