An exploratory study of child-feeding practices of Indian mothers with children aged 1-5 years residing in Australia and Mumbai, India
Jani, Rati Kirit (2014) An exploratory study of child-feeding practices of Indian mothers with children aged 1-5 years residing in Australia and Mumbai, India. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
This research has taken the first step to study child-feeding practices of Indian mothers in relation to childhood obesity. It compares feeding practices of Indian mothers with children aged 1-5 years living in Australia and Mumbai. Mothers in the Australian sample were more likely to use 'positive' feeding practices hypothesized to promote healthy growth and weight status. However, mothers in both samples commonly used coercive feeding practices that potentially increase the risk of childhood obesity. These results will inform interventions designed to promote healthy weight status in this cultural group.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Daniels, Lynne, Mallan, Kimberley M., & Mihrshahi, Seema|
|Keywords:||Australia, India, Child-feeding, Obesity, Culture|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||21 Jan 2014 00:47|
|Last Modified:||07 Sep 2015 00:48|
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