Guide

May 16 2021

Stronger With Breastmilk Only Resources Catalog

This collection of resources and tools, developed by Alive & Thrive, UNICEF and WHO, supports national governments and their partners in adapting the "Stronger With Breastmilk Only" initiative to their national contexts.

Journal article

Feb 11 2020

Suboptimal infant and young child feeding practices in rural Boucle du Mouhoun, Burkina Faso: Findings from a cross-sectional population-based survey (Sarrasat S., 2019. PLoS One)

Mothers in the rural Boucle de Mouhoun Region of Burkina Faso had low levels of knowledge of IYCF and practices, according to this study: 60% of children had the minimum meal frequency, while only 18% benefited from the minimum dietary diversity and 13% received minimum acceptable diet.

Guide, Handout, Job aid

Nov 13 2019

code quick guide

A Quick Guide: The International Code of Marketing for Breast-milk Substitutes

This quick guide summarizes the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (The Code) and relevant resolutions of the World Health Assembly that help protect breastfeeding around the globe.

Journal article

Feb 15 2019

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Results of an intervention to improve optimal breastfeeding practices in Boucle du Mouhoun

Alive & Thrive (A&T) conducted an impact evaluation to test an integrated package of interventions to improve breastfeeding practices in the Boucle du Mouhoun region from 2015 to 2017.

Brief

Jan 15 2018

Alive & Thrive Burkina Faso: Scaling up breastfeeding

Alive & Thrive (A&T) supported the government of Burkina Faso in the implementation of the National Scale Up Plan for the promotion of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices with a focus on early initiation of breastfeeding (within the hour after birth) and exclusive breastfeedin

 
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