Journal article

Maternal and Child Dietary Diversity Are Associated in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia (Nguyen PH., 2013. Journal of Nutrition)

05 Aug 13
Topic(s): Complementary feeding, Maternal nutrition, Research
Location: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Southeast Asia
Language(s): English
Audience: Program designers and implementers
Organization: Alive & Thrive

Assessments of mother-child (6–24 mo) dyads in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia determinants of maternal and child dietary diversity and demonstrated agreement and association between the two. Data showed was mother/child agreement for staple foods but disagreement for flesh foods, dairy, fruits, and vegetables; these differences revealed a need to measure both maternal and child dietary diversity in surveys and encourage mothers to feed young children all family foods. 

 
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