As part of Helen Keller International’s ARCH Project in Indonesia, a cross-sectional survey was carried out with 595 mothers of children 0-35 months residing and seeking child health services in 24 health facilities in Bandung City. Data were collected on mother and child characteristics, breastfeeding
and the use of BMS, consumption of commercially produced food and beverage products, counseling, education, and recommendations mothers received on IYCF practices.
This brief outlines the findings related to breastfeeding and use of breastmilk substitutes among this sample of children. A second brief can be found here describing the consumption of complementary foods, including commercial foods, among these children.View Resource