Announcement

Jun 30 2022

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WEBINAR: Integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms: Results from Alive & Thrive’s implementation research in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India

Alive & Thrive will host a global webinar on July 14 at 9:00 a.m. EDT / 13h GMT on integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms.

Journal article, Research

Jun 28 2022

Process of developing models of maternal nutrition interventions integrated into antenatal care services in Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and India (Sanghvi, T. Maternal Child Nutrition. 2022)

This paper explores how data was used strategically to integrate a package of nutrition interventions into ANC programs in four countries and engage community members.

Brief

Mar 09 2022

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Weight gain during pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries

The science of maternal nutrition and its application programmatically continues to evolve as societies change and demographics shift. Yet, across the globe, in many diverse settings, questions remain about maternal weight gain and diet. How much weight should a woman gain during pregnancy?

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! 

Journal article

Apr 26 2021

Misalignment of global COVID-19 breastfeeding and newborn care guidelines with World Health Organization recommendations (Hoang, D.V., 2020. BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health)

Guidance documents from 33 countries on newborn care for infants whose mothers are diagnosed with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 were assessed for alignment with WHO recommendations, revealing considerable inconsistencies.

Journal article

Apr 22 2021

Old Tricks, New Opportunities: How Companies Violate the International Code of Marketing of Breast-Milk Substitutes and Undermine Maternal and Child Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Ching, C., 2021. Int'l Journal of Environmental Research and Pub Hth)

An analysis reveals that breastmilk substitutes companies are using health claims, misinformation about breastfeeding, digital marketing, and promotional tactics such as donations and services to capitalize on families’ COVID-19 fears to undermine breastfeeding and sell products.

 
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