Mother, Infant and Young Child Nutrition & Malnutrition Mother, Infant and Young Child Nutrition & Malnutrition - Feeding practices including micronutrient deficiencies prevention, control of wasting, stunting and underweight
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About Essential Nutrition Actions at Critical Stages in the Life Cycle of Women and Children

Knowledge Tests - Complementary Feeding and Feeding During Illness

This interactive knowledge test is currently under development.

# Questions:
Yes No
1. At 4 months, a mother should begin to add foods in addition to breast milk.   X
2. Watery porridge is a better food for a 6 month old baby than soft enriched porridge.   X
3. A 6–8 month old needs to eat 2 - 3 times a day in addition to breast feeding. X  
4. The mother or caregiver should actively encourage the baby to eat all the food given. X  
5. After 6 months, it is good to only breastfeed.   X
6. Is it necessary that young children have their own plates while they are eating? X  
7. Do carrots, mangoes, papaya, and green leafy vegetables contain vitamin A? X  
8. White polished rice and white-flour products like chapati are best sources of energy and are rich in protein, minerals and vitamins.   X
9. Animal products and legumes are foods that help a child to grow. X  
10. Young children should be breastfed for at least 2 years. X  
11. The mother should wait until the sick child is healthy before giving him/her more foods.   X
12. Mothers do not need support from the family or the community in order to feed their children.   X
13. Children 9–24 months old should eat 3-4 times a day and have 1-2 snacks. X  
14. When a young child over 6 months has diarrhoea, mother needs to increase the frequency of breastfeeding and the frequency of fluids and foods. X  
15 A young child who is loosing weight during illness and not regaining weight after illness needs urgent medical attention. X  

14 September, 2019

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