THE PREVALENCE OF BREASTFEEDING
Sibiryakova N.V., Chaprasova O.A., Abdurakhimova P.M.
Astrakhan State Medical University
Astrakhan region polyclinic №1 «Children department polyclinic №1» in the clinic
Abstract. Breastfeeding is the optimal way of nutrition for a newborn, which fully meets the needs of the child’s body in food components in the first six months of life. The aim of the work was to study the prevalence of natural feeding. Based on the data obtained, it can be concluded that more than half of newborns (77%) are exclusively breastfed.
Keywords: breastfeeding, newborns, child