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Mother s Position in Child Feeding and Nutrition-Some Sociological Considerations

Some Sociological Considerations Aneeta A Minocha Sociologists can play a useful role not only in understanding the problem of malnutrition at the ground level but in sorting out muddles caused by misconceptions and presuppositions about people's beliefs and behaviour, which are found in the perspectives of experts, researchers and policy-makers. There is much that needs sorting out in terms of the lay-views and views of experts on the causes, conditions, manifestations, and consequences of malnutrition and its amelioration. This paper tries to illustrate this with particular reference to infant feeding practices and the mother's role.

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