Journal article

Dec 08 2020

Mistakes from the HIV pandemic should inform the COVID-19 response for maternal and newborn careMistakes from the HIV pandemic should inform the COVID-19 response for maternal and newborn care

During the COVID-19 pandemic, policy makers and practitioners must learn from mistakes made during the HIV pandemic, when breastfeeding was undermined through isolating infants from their mothers, and formula feeding resulted in more infant deaths than the disease.

Brief

Feb 11 2020

Maternal Depression: The potential role of nutrition in prevention and treatment

The role nutrition plays in maternal depression has been the subject of a variety of research.

Journal article

Nov 15 2019

Translating the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes into national measures in nine countries.

This paper investigates how the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the Code) was translated from an international policy framework to protect breastfeeding against inappropriate marketing practices into national level legislation, in the context of the advocacy efforts un

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.

Brief

Oct 31 2018

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.

 
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