Journal article, Research

Maternal resources for care are associated with child growth and early childhood development in Bangladesh and Vietnam (Basnet S., Child: Care, Health and Development. 2021)

09 Sep 21
Topic(s): Maternal nutrition
Location: Bangladesh, Southeast Asia
Language(s): English
Audience: Program designers and implementers
Organization: Alive & Thrive
Programs: Community mobilization

Resources for care, represented by maternal height, well-nourishment, mental well-being, decision-making, support in chores and perceived social support, were analyzed against Alive & Thrive baseline data from household surveys in Bangladesh and Viet Nam and found to be associated with child outcomes. This study’s implications suggest that interventions to improve maternal resources could foster child growth and development. 

 
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