Academic Publication

“If There Is No Water, We Cannot Feed Our Children”: Consequences of Water Insecurity on Infant Feeding Practices and Infant Health

Roseanne C. Schuster
Margaret S. Butler
Amber Wutich
Joshua D. Miller
Sera L. Young
Household Water Insecurity Experiences‐Research Coordination Network (HWISE‐RCN)
American Journal of Human Biology
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  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
“If there is no water, we cannot feed our children”: The far‐reaching consequences of water insecurity on infant feeding practices and infant health across 16 low‐ and middle‐income countries

This article explores the link between household water insecurity and child health and development, specifically with regards to infant feeding in low- and middle-income countries. The article considers four domains: breastfeeding, non-breastmilk feeding, caregiver capabilities, and infant health.



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