Worldwide, nearly one-third of people suffer from as a result of malnutrition wasting, stunting, vitamin, and mineral deficiency, overweight or obesity and diet-related non-communicable diseases. Propensity score matching technique have been used for the analysis of this study using NFHS-IV data. The Result in the case of supplementary received while breastfeeding indicates positive impact on nutritional status of children. In Jharkhand, there is also a very few impacts on the nutritional status of children while mother received supplementation. In all states, results are showing very less impact of services availed by mother on the nutritional status of children during pregnancy but in case of services availed by mother while breastfeeding indicates positive impact. Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, and Rajasthan are showing some positive impact on child nutritional status; whomsoever mother availed the supplementation during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. The differences of ATT (Average Treatment Effect on Treated) in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Odisha are -0.011, 0.019, -0.008, -0.008, 0.052, -0.008 and 0.013 services received during pregnancy by mother respectively. The differences of ATT in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, and Odisha are -0.039, 0.007, -0.007, 0.023, -0.030 and 0.006 services received while breastfeeding by mother. Interventions programme such as supplementary, health check-ups and nutrition education during pregnancy have not much impact on their nutrition of children. But the intervention programme such as supplementary while breastfeeding has a positive impact on health and nutritional status of mothers and children.
Presented in Session P2. Poster Session Ageing, Health and Mortality