Mar 03 2022
Feb 18 2022
Factors influencing the practice of exclusive breastfeeding and other infant feeding practices in the first six months of life in West and Central Africa
This comprehensive review of the literature written by Alive & Thrive and UNICEF provides nutrition stakeholders findings from research on the social and behavioral determinants of exclusive breastfeeding and other infant feeding practices during the first six months of life in West and Centr
Feb 16 2022
Specificity Matters: Unpacking Impact Pathways of Individual Interventions within Bundled Packages Helps Interpret the Limited Impacts of a Maternal Nutrition Intervention in India (Kachwaha S, Nguyen PH, et al, 2022, Nutrients)
This study found that systems-strengthening efforts improved maternal nutrition interventions in antenatal care, but gaps remained, and further that taking an intervention-specific perspective to the program impact pathway analysis in this package of services was critical to understand how common
Guide, Handout, Job aid
Feb 09 2022
A Quick Guide: The International Code of Marketing for Breast-milk Substitutes
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.
Journal article, Research
Feb 01 2022
Maternal and paternal involvement in complementary feeding in Kaduna State, Nigeria: The continuum of gender roles in urban and rural settings (Allotey, D., 2022. Maternal & Child Nutrition)
After an A&T program in Nigeria engaged fathers to support complementary feeding practices, this study investigated how household gender roles influenced child feeding in both urban and rural areas.
Jan 21 2022
Making the Case for the Breastfeeding Model Hospitals in Lao PDR
Breastfeeding in Lao PDR is widely socially accepted and strongly supported by government policy. While most infants are breastfed, the practice is often sub-optimal: slow initiation, pre-lacteal feeding, and mixed feeding are common.