Breastfeeding is one of the smartest investments a country can make to build its future prosperity. It offers children unparalleled health and brain-building benefits.
Saving lives and giving newborns the best start: Critical nutrition interventions for mothers and infants in the perinatal period
This technical brief highlights key factors that influence newborn nutritional outcomes and the evidence-based practices that can be applied globally to support optimal infant nutrition within the first 28 days.
Explores the pathways by which early and exclusive breastfeeding reduces newborn deaths and discusses program implications.