Journal article, Research

Jun 23 2022

Breastfeeding Interpersonal Communication, Mobile Phone Support, and Mass Media Messaging Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 and 24 Weeks Among Clients of Private Health Facilities in Lagos, Nigeria (Flax, V. Journal of Nutrition)

A breastfeeding promotion intervention in private facilities in Lagos, which included training for healthcare providers, increased the percentage of exclusively breastfed infants but had no impact on early initiation of breastfeeding.

Brief

Mar 04 2022

Nigeria Country Brief

This brief describes A&T’s new and ongoing efforts to scale up MIYCN interventions in Nigeria.

Announcement, Handout, Mass communication

May 28 2021

#BMSCodeAt40 Social Media Toolkit

On the Code’s 40th anniversary, we have much to celebrate, but much remains to be done. Join A&T in spreading the word that The Code protects all mothers and babies, and that we must commit to putting #BabiesBeforeProfits and  #ProtectBreastfeeding! 

Field note

Jan 02 2019

Helping infants in Nigeria “Start Strong for a Better Future”

Malnutrition accounts for more than 50 percent of under-five deaths in Nigeria.

Brief

Feb 19 2016

Applying innovative and proven approaches to improve infant and young child feeding practices in Nigeria

The overall nutritional status of children in Nigeria has slightly improved over the last decade; nevertheless, the country still has among the world’s highest child mortality rates and some of the lowest rates of recommended IYCF practices.

Journal article

May 08 2014

Small grant: Integrating group counseling, cell phone messaging, and participant-generated songs and dramas into a microcredit program increases Nigerian women's adherence to international breastfeeding recommendations

In northern Nigeria, interventions are urgently needed to narrow the large gap between international breastfeeding recommendations and actual breastfeeding practices.

 
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