Globally, nearly 600,000 children and nearly 100,000 women die each year due to inadequate breastfeeding. These preventable deaths, combined with cognitive losses, and health system costs of inadequate breastfeeding leads to over $340 billion in economic losses annually.
Formative research to support improved infant feeding in Burkina Faso: Findings and recommendations for action
This brief discusses the findings and recommendations from a study conducted to identify existing practices, barriers, and facilitating factors related to optimal infant and young child feeding in Burkina Faso.
Factors associated with infant and young child feeding practices in Amhara region and nationally in Ethiopia
Describes the methodology and findings of a study designed to better understand the factors contributing to suboptimal IYCF practices and stunting in Ethiopia’s Amhara Region.