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Infant and Young Child Feeding

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Infant and Young Child Feeding

Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN-13: 9789241597494
Number of pages: 112

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This Model Chapter brings together essential knowledge about infant and young child feeding that health professionals should acquire as part of their basic education. It focuses on nutritional needs and feeding practices in children less than two years of age -- the most critical period for child nutrition after which sub-optimal growth is hard to reverse.

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