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,
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.
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?
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.