N.A. Mir, A.M. Faquih
Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Garyounis, Benghazi, S.P.L.A. J.
Garyounis Medical Journal Vol. 7, No. 1. January 1984: 7-12
The study analyzed the responses of mothers of 300 healthy infants born between January 1978 and August 1980, in a city in Libya. Although breast feeding is still a popular method of infant feeding, an increasing number of mothers of younger age group, with smaller families, and from educated strata, are opting for formula feeding. A considerable number of mothers are using formula milk with breast feeds.
Keywords: Infant Feeding Practices in an Urban Area of Libya