Utilization of Exclusive Breast Feeding Methods among Nursing Mothers in Nigeria

M .N. Ike

Abstract


The paper discussed the concept of breast feeding, breast milk as an ideal for the growth and development of the child. The paper also highlighted the importance of breast feeding and family planning. The need for exclusive breastfeeding, composition of breast milk, advantages of breast feeding on the baby and the mother were also discussed. The paper went further to discuss the problems of exclusive breast feeding, factors that influence satisfactory breast feeding. Based on the discussion, recommendations and conclusion were made.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2013.v4n8p69


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