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,
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?
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.
Not breastfeeding leads to more than half a million child deaths annually and costs the world economy up to US$1 billion a day.