Journal article

Nov 27 2023

Strengthening Nutrition Interventions during Antenatal Care Improved Maternal Dietary Diversity and Child Feeding Practices in Urban Bangladesh: Results of a Quasi-Experimental Evaluation Study (Nguyen PH, Sununtnasuk C, et al. Journal of Nutrition. 2023)

Results of Alive & Thrive's assessment of the effect of integrating maternal, infant, and young child nutrition interventions, delivered at urban Maternal Neonatal and Child Health facilities in Bangladesh, on maternal dietary diversity, IFA and calcium consumption, and child feeding practices. 

Job aid

Aug 17 2023

Alive & Thrive Nigeria MIYCN Flip Chart

This flip chart is intended for use as a job aid by health workers to advise pregnant and breastfeeding mothers on best practices in maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, and complementary feeding. 


Aug 16 2023

Alive & Thrive Nigeria MIYCN Practical Skills Training Manual cover

Alive & Thrive Nigeria MIYCN Practical Skills Training Manual

This manual can be used as part of an in-service orientation/training for newly employed or deployed health professionals working in MIYCN. It can also be used to train existing primary healthcare (PHC) workers on essential MIYCN services that can be integrated into PHC services.


Jul 11 2023


Engaging Fathers to Improve Children's Dietary Diversity in Rural and Semi-Urban Communities: Lessons from Kaduna State

From 2019-2020, A&T and the Kaduna State Primary Health Care Board worked with a local civil society organization, I Care Women and Youth Initiative (ICARE), to engage fathers of children 6 to 23 months old through a package of community-based interventions to improve children’s dietary diver


Jul 11 2023

Strengthening Nutrition Counselling for Mothers to Improve Infant and Young Child Feeding: Lessons From Lagos and Kaduna States

From 2016-2021, A&T aimed to strengthen the quality of one-on-one and group counselling on nutrition for pregnant women and mothers of children under 2 years of age in Nigeria.

Journal article

Feb 25 2020

Different combinations of behavior change interventions and frequencies of interpersonal contacts are associated with infant and young child feeding practices in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Viet Nam (Kim, S., 2019. Current Developments in Nutrition)

This article demonstrates that exposure to interventions matters for impact, but the combination of behavior change interventions and number of interpersonal counseling contacts required to support behavior change in infant and young child feeding are context-specific.