May 10 2023
Mothers' Milk Tool Introduction
This short video, intended for advocates and policy makers, introduces the Mothers' Milk Tool, which makes it possible to calculate the economic impact of breastfeeding on society. Women's production of mothers' milk is a crucial contributor to the global economy, yet it has never been syste
Oct 28 2022
Babies before business: protecting the integrity of health professionals from institutional conflict of interest (Becker GE, Ching C, Nguyen TT, 2022)
In this commentary published in BMJ Global Health, the authors cite a broad scoping review in asserting that despite being aware of their Code violations and how these create problems for countries, associations and individuals, the commercial milk formula industry continues to use health systems
Aug 26 2022
Accelerating the 10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding in West and Central Africa: Leveraging Experiences from Southeast Asia
In August 2022, UNICEF, WHO, Irish Aid and Alive & Thrive's offices in West Africa and Southeast Asia collabor
Policy advocacy, Research
May 24 2022
Mothers' Milk Tool
Breastfeeding and mothers’ milk is presently not counted in food systems or the economy but should be. The Mothers’ Milk Tool will help.
Mar 10 2022
Educational posters on Kangaroo Mother Care, Proper Latching, and Breastmilk Expression and Storage
This series of three posters, developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam, provides information on kangaroo mother care, proper breastfeeding latch, and breastmilk expression and storage. The posters are part of the Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding initiative.
Guide, Handout, Job aid
Feb 09 2022
A Quick Guide: The International Code of Marketing for Breast-milk Substitutes
Updated February 2022!
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.