Field note

Apr 04 2019

Breastfeeding promotion and support in Myanmar

In Myanmar, about half of all deaths among children under five occur during the first 28 days of life, and the majority of neonatal deaths are from preventable causes.

Field note

Feb 20 2017

Bridging the generation gap on attitudes about infant feeding

Grandmothers play an important role as caregivers and as advisers to young mothers on infant feeding. Some have called them “guardians of tradition.” This tradition can at times conflict with new ideas, but need not be a barrier.

Report

Nov 14 2014

Research report: Formative research on infant and young child feeding in Viet Nam, phase 1 and phase 2

Summarizes methods and findings of a qualitative study in 2009 to identify current feeding practices and barriers to and facilitators of optimal practices, as well as summarizes findings from trials of improved practices conducted in 2010 to test the acceptability and feasibility of recommended f

Report

Nov 11 2014

Overview of the infant and young child feeding community-based support group model in Viet Nam

Provides the rationale for support groups, describes their design and implementation in Viet Nam, and summarizes lessons learned.

Report

Nov 07 2014

Identifying micronutrient gaps in the diets of breastfed 6-11-month-old infants

Presents the methodology and results of using linear programming to determine whether micronutrient needs could be met using only unfortified local foods in three countries, explores options for meeting these needs that includes fortified products, and compares the costs of the various scenarios.

Job aid

Nov 06 2014

Guidelines for facilitating a community-based support group meeting on infant and young child feeding

Aims to support community-based workers in organizing and facilitating IYCF support group meetings in an efficient, effective manner.

 
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