ERIC Number: ED173321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Manual on Feeding Infants and Young Children. Second Edition.
Cameron, Margaret; Hofvander, Yngve
This manual provides information on preventive treatment and improving the health and food of infants, young children, and their mothers in developing nations. The nutrition needs of women during and following pregnancy are outlined, as well as the benefits and problems of breast feeding and weaning techniques. A discussion is presented on the major causes of disease and death in children under five years old in developing countries. The availability, nutritional value, and preparation of foods in tropical and semitropical climates is the subject of the last nine chapters. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations, New York, NY.
Note: Prepared under the aegis of the Protein Calorie Advisory Group of the United Nations System; Sponsored internally by the FAO, WHO, UN Children's Fund, and World Bank. Available in English, French, and Spanish versions