Breastfeeding practices and associated factors at the individual, family, health facility and environmental levels in China
This article examines the association between breastfeeding practices and associated factors in China, revealing that although breastfeeding is the norm, rates of early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF) and exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) are low.
National nutrition strategies that focus on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition in Southeast Asia did not align consistently with regional framework and international recommendations
This study examines the consistency of national nutrition strategies and action plans (NNS) focusing on maternal, infant, and young child nutrition in Southeast Asia with international recommendations.
Role of the Opinion Leader Research process in informing policy making for improved nutrition: Experience and lessons learned in Southeast Asia
This article shares lessons learned from using Opinion Leader Research (OLR), used here as an advocacy tool to strengthen policymaking for MIYCN.
This study examines how maternal resources for care, including maternal education, knowledge, height, nourishment, mental well-being, decision-making autonomy, employment, support in chores, and perceived instrumental support, are associated with care behaviors, such as IYCF, hygiene, health-seek
Early breastfeeding practices contribute to exclusive breastfeeding in Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Ethiopia
Data from three impact evaluations of large-scale social and behavior change communication (SBCC) interventions in Bangladesh, Vietnam and Ethiopia were used to examine whether early initiation of breastfeeding (EIBF) and non-prelacteal feeding are associated with increased prevalence of exclusiv