Effects of sociocultural factors on infant feeding with Black African immigrant mothers living With HIV
Jean Hannan, PhD, Nicole Werthiem School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, USA; Josephine B. Etowa, PhD, BNSc, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; J. Craig Phillips, PhD, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada; Seye Babatunde, MBBS, MPH, Director of CHD, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
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US and Canadian Black African Immigrant mothers are disproportionately affected by HIV compared with mothers of other races. It is recommended to exclusively formula feed their infants. However, infant feeding practices are significantly influenced by culture. This literature review examines socio-cultural determinants of infant feeding choices with HIV mothers.
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