Brief

Sep 26 2022

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The new Cost of Not Breastfeeding: Global advocacy brief

This brief by Nutrition International and Alive & Thrive provides key findings from the updated and expanded Cost of Not Breastfeeding tool, including summaries of the costs by region and country case studies for China,

Brief

Sep 17 2022

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Nigeria Nutrition Profiles for Bauchi, Borno, Kaduna, Kano, Lagos, Sokoto and Yobe states

In 2022, Alive & Thrive expanded its activities in Nigeria. These nutrition profiles provide stakeholders a snapshot of the situation in each of the states where Alive & Thrive is now working with government and other partners to improve MIYCAN outcomes.

Brief

Mar 09 2022

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Weight gain during pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries

The science of maternal nutrition and its application programmatically continues to evolve as societies change and demographics shift. Yet, across the globe, in many diverse settings, questions remain about maternal weight gain and diet. How much weight should a woman gain during pregnancy?

Brief, Handout

Oct 28 2020

An overview of Alive & Thrive's implementation research

Alive & Thrive's implementation research spans its program areas, seeking to answer "how" to implement effective interventions and policies. Active studies are detailed in the attached documents.

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.

Brief, Graphic/Poster, Handout, Report

Sep 19 2019

Maternity Entitlements in Nigeria: Policies and practices

Despite globally accepted knowledge on the benefits of breastfeeding and the contribution of maternity entitlements to increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding, there has been little research on how maternity or paternity leave is practiced in Nigeria, the labour force’s level of compliance, or t
 
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