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    • Child feedings in less developed countries: induced breast feeding in a transitional society 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Murillo González, Sandra; Jiménez, Patricia; Allen, María de los Ángeles; García, Bertha (Pediatric Nutrition. Infant Feeding- Deficiencies - Diseases. F. Lifshitz, ed., Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York (1982) p. 35-53, 1982)
      Breast feeding is the best promoter of growth and health of infants in traditional and transitional societies. Supplementation with semisolid and solid foods is generally required after 3-6 months in most developing ...
    • Diarrhea and Malnutrition: Breastfeeding Intervention in a Transitional Population 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Jiménez, Patricia; Allen, María de los Ángeles; Vargas, William; García, María Eugenia; Urrutia, Juan José; Wyatt, Richard G. (Holme, T., Marcus Wallenberg Foundation for International Cooperation in Science., & World Health Organization. (1981). Acute enteric infections in children: New prospects for treatment and prevention : proceedings of the third Nobel conference. Amsterdam: Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press., 1981)
      Diarrheal disease is a main cause of weight loss and growth faltering and stunting in rural children living under low socioeconomic conditions, and diarrhea is one of the most important events precipitating severe ...
    • Estudio de Puriscal IX. Estado nutricional y supervivencia del niño lactante 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Castro, Bernardo; Vives Blanco, Marcela; García, María Eugenia; Jiménez, Patricia; Jiménez, Sandra; Sánchez, Francisco (Revista Médica del Hospital Nacional de Niños, 17(1 y 2): 117-139, 1982)
      There is no evidence of malnutrition in the Canton of Puriscal as revealed by careful prospective study of all children born from September 19 of 1979 onwards. Several factors may account for this remarkable situation. ...
    • Promotion of breast-feeding, health, and growth among hospital-born neonates, and among infants of a rural area of Costa Rica 

      Mata Jiménez, Leonardo; Allen, María de los Ángeles; Jiménez, Patricia; García, María Eugenia; Vargas, William; Rodríguez, María E.; Valerín, Carlos (Diarrhea and Malnutrition. Interactions, Mechanisms, and Interventions.Editors: Lincoln C. Chen, Nevin S. Scrimshaw, 1983,177-202, 1983)
      decline in the incidence of breast-feeding in many developing nations \--as been recorded in recent years, often in conjunction with (a) rapid changes in way of life, (b) migration from rural to urban,- centers, ...