Overall and supporting messages
Overall message -detail 6 months
6-24 months
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20 Questions and Answers

Media information for National Nutrition Week 2011

Feeding Smart from the Start.
Overall and supporting messages.

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References used for Questions and Answers

•     WHO. 2009. Infant and young child feeding. Model chapter for textbooks for medical       students and allied health professionals.

•     Dewey KG. 2007. Increasing iron intake of children through complementary foods. Food       and Nutrition Bulletin 28(4), Supp S595 – S609.

•     Dewey KG. 2006. What is the optimal age for introduction of complementary foods? Nestle       Nutr Workshop 58: 161 – 175.

•     Dewey KG et al. Feeding of non breastfed children from 6 – 24 months of age in       developing countries. Food and nutrition bulletin 25(4): 377.

•     Duijts L et al. 2010. Prolonged and exclusive breastfeeding reduces the risk of infectious       diseases in infancy. Pediatrics 126(1) e18 – 25.

•     Brown KH. 2007. Breastfeeding and complementary feeding of children up to 2 years of       age.

•     Agnosti et al (ESPGHAN committee on nutrition). 2007. Complementary feeding: A       commentary by the ESPGHAN committee on nutrition. Journal of pediatric gastroenterology       46:99 – 110.