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Dulal, Sophiya, Audrey Prost, Surendra Karki, et al. BMC Public Health, September 2022

Suboptimal early breastfeeding practices, delayed introduction of complementary foods, inadequate dietary diversity, low animal-source food consumption, and inadequate early stimulation and responsive caregiving are common in Nepal. Younger children from poor households with young mothers are at particular risk for poor feeding and caregiving practices.