Addressing barriers to exclusive breast-feeding in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review and programmatic implications

Publish Date: August 2017
Author: Justine A. Kavle, Elizabeth LaCroix, Hallie Dau, Cyril Engmann

Despite numerous global initiatives on breast-feeding, trend data show exclusive breast-feeding (EBF) rates have stagnated over the last two decades. The purpose of this systematic review was to determine barriers to exclusive breast-feeding in twenty-five low- and middle-income countries and discuss implications for programmes.

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