Journal article

Learning from the design and implementation of large-scale programs to improve infant and young child feeding (Baker J., 2013. Food and Nutrition Bulletin)

04 Sep 13
Author(s)Jean Baker, Tina Sanghvi, Nemat Hajeebhoy, Teweldebrhan Hailu Abrha
Topic(s): Breastfeeding, Complementary feeding, Research
Location: Bangladesh, East Asia Pacific, Ethiopia
Language(s): English
Audience: Program designers and implementers
Programs: Strategic use of data

This article was part of a special supplement in the Journal of Nutrition on the Alive & Thrive (A&T) project. Improving and sustaining infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices requires multiple interventions reaching diverse target groups over a sustained period of time. These interventions, together with improved maternal nutrition, are the cornerstones for realizing a lifetime of benefits from investing in nutrition during the 1000 days period.