Literature Review Template
Citation
Year of Study
Country (Rural, Urban, or mixed)
Objective
Study Population
Method(s) Used
Intervention
Key Findings
Social/
Behavioral Drivers
Outcome/ Impact
Limitations
Implications for Future
Programs
Example
Inayati DA,
Scherbaum V,
Ratna RC, … Bellows AC. Infant feeding practices among mildly wasted children: a retrospective study on Nias Island, Indonesia. International Breastfeeding Journal 2012 7:3. doi:10.
1186/1746-43587-3
2007-08
Indonesia
To investigate infant feeding practices
Mothers of children 6-60 months
Survey, FGDs, IDIs
N/A
52% initiated breastfeeding within 6 hours. 12% practiced EBF 6 months. 74% offered other liquids within 7 days. 79% of infants were given other foods before 6 months.
Inappropriate infant feeding practices strongly influenced by traditional beliefs of mothers and paternal grandmothers.
N/A
None cited
Need appropriate nutrition counseling training for
community workers and health nutrition officers. Encourage public nutrition education that promotes breastfeeding, taking into account socialcultural factors.

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