Infant and Child Nutrition Worldwide: Issues and PerspectivesAuthor:
Publisher: CRC Press
Publish date: February 1991
Geographical distribution of malnutrition Contemporary feeding practices in infancy and early childhood in developing countries The infant and food industry as partners in health Multidisciplinary This volume provides a contemporary and historical overview of infant nutrition in Europe, North America, and the Third World. It emphasizes the important role that good nutrition, appropriate health care, and a caring environment play in promoting healthy physical and social growth in children. Issues covered include breast feeding, maternal undernutrition and reproductive performance, weaning, and the social and pyschological factors of breast feeding. The book will serve as an excellent guide for nutritionists, pediatricians, health professionals and others involved in child welfare worldwide.