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2015 NNS - Maternal Health and Nutrition Survey Component

Maternal Health and Nutrition Component provides data to describe the nutritional status of Filipino pregnant, lactating mothers and mothers of children 0-36 months old. It also presents health practices during pregnancy, at birth, and during post-natal including knowledge and practices of mothers on breastfeeding and complementary feeding of young children. The results on maternal health practices, although not a designated official statistics, are being used in identifying the progress of national and local government programs on maternal health and nutrition and in analyzing the in-depth causes of malnutrition based on the concept of the first 1000 days.