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“We give water or porridge, but we don’t really know what the child wants:” a qualitative study on women’s perceptions and practises regarding exclusive breastfeeding in Kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2018)
Background World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) as the optimal way to feed infants below 6 months of age. The benefits of EBF are well documented. However, in Tanzania, ...
Predictors of appropriate breastfeeding knowledge among pregnant women in Moshi Urban, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2017)
Background Knowledge on infant feeding among pregnant women is essential when promoting optimal breastfeeding practices. This study aimed to assess the knowledge of women on optimal breastfeeding during ...
Prevalence and factors associated with early initiation of breastfeeding among women in Moshi municipal, northern Tanzania
(Journal article / Tidsskriftartikkel / PublishedVersion; Peer reviewed, 2020)
Background Early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF) is a predetermining factor for exclusive breastfeeding, and thus a foundation for optimal breastfeeding practices. Rates of EIBF are low globally (42%) and in Tanzania ...