Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2017)
Study of complementary feed in the selected children’s
Author(s): Dr. Umesh Kumar, Dr. Manoj Kumar Ram, Bankey Bihari Singh
Abstract: Mother’s knowledge regarding complementary feeding time is inadequate and practices are inappropriate. Hence due to different points of concerns this study has planned to know the mean age and influencing various factors with complementary feeding. This study was a prospective interventional study conducted in the Department of Pediatrics at Anugrah narayan magadh medical college and hospital, gaya, From Jun 2015 to July 2016. A total of 50 mothers of those children visited the OPD department of hospital for the immunization was included in the study. There is important relationship between deferred complementary feeding and malnutrition of the child. Deprived breastfeeding and unsuitable complementary feeding observes are the principal immediate causes of malnutrition throughout the first two years of life. Hence it is important, that precise evidence and instruction should be prearranged to mothers and caregivers about suitable effectiveness of introducing complementary feeding, complementary feeding foods, preparation and performs to prevent malnutrition and improve the health status of the children.
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