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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2017, Article ID 8546192, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8546192
Research Article

Exclusive Breastfeeding Practice and Associated Factors among Mothers Attending Private Pediatric and Child Clinics, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A Cross-Sectional Study

1Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2School of Public Health, College of Health Sciences and Medicine, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia
3Department of Chemistry, College of Natural and Computational Science, Wolaita Sodo University, Wolaita Sodo, Ethiopia

Correspondence should be addressed to Amha Admasie; moc.oohay@2002dahma

Received 21 July 2017; Revised 27 October 2017; Accepted 7 November 2017; Published 3 December 2017

Academic Editor: Francesco Porta

Copyright © 2017 Laykewold Elyas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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