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Title: Breast Feeding in Nepal: Religious and Cultural Beliefs
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: Sudha Paneru
One Sentence Summary: The article discusses breast-feeding in Nepal.

Description: The article discusses breast-feeding in Nepal. It studies breast-feeding in Nepal in terms of the existing religious and cultural beliefs. The author argues that breast-feeding is more economical, natural, and socially accepted practice among all Nepali mothers. It is understand that breast-feeding in Nepal is culturally patterned, socially accepted, and ritually sanctioned. The article includes demographic features of Nepal. It discusses the effect of foods like Juwanokojol during postpartum and also the ceremony called anna prasan. It include a table with data related with breast-feeding in Nepal and the duration (data collected by students of the Institute of Medicine). It also includes 1 leaf of plate. (Rajeev Ranjan Singh 2007-01-22)

Publisher Place: Kirtipur, Nepal
Publisher: Center for Nepal and Asian Studies
Normalized publisher place: Kathmandu
Publisher country: Nepal
Publisher URL: http://www.cnastu.org.np/
Published Date: 1981-06
URL: http://www.thlib.org/static/reprints/contributions/CNAS_08_02_04.pdf
Classification: Tibetan and Himalayan -- Journals -- Journals Focused on Regions -- Nepal -- Contributions to Nepalese Studies -- (1981) Vol. 8, no. 2
Cultural Coverage: Nepal
Language: English
Source: Contributions to Nepalese Studies
Source Editor: Madhav Raj Pande
Source Type: Journal
Source Volume: 8
Source Number: 2
Source Page Numbers: 43-54
ISBN/ISSN: 3767574

Means of availability: Available online as a PDF within the Tibetan & Himalayan Library's bibliographic database.

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Resource Type: Article
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