Journal article

Infant and young child feeding practices differ by ethnicity of Vietnamese mothers (Nguyen, T.T., 2016. BMC Pregnancy and Child Birth)

Topic(s): Breastfeeding, Complementary feeding, Research
Location: East Asia Pacific
Language(s): English
Audience: Program designers and implementers

An investigation into the differences in feeding practices between Vietnamese mothers revealed that all ethnicities had suboptimal practices, necessitating broad intervention. Feeding practices were less optimal among minorities, suggesting minorities may benefit from tailored interventions to address ethnic-specific challenges and norms.