Funding for this research was provided by:
United States Agency for International Development (AID-OAA-A-14-00049)
Received: 13 November 2019
Accepted: 21 August 2020
First Online: 29 August 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethics approval was obtained from the Institutional Review Boards of the St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (IRB No. PM23/111), and Project Concern International (IRB No. 25). Letters of support were secured from all institutions and offices where data were collected. We obtained written consent from potentially eligible and interested participants in their preferred language and informed them that their participation would be voluntary and there would be no professional or personal consequences nor benefits of participation. Mothers were given the option to read or hear their consent form according to their literacy level. To avoid possible coercion, no financial incentives were provided.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.