Brief

Mar 09 2022

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Weight gain during pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries

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?

Journal article

Jul 16 2020

Early child growth: how do nutrition and infection interact? (Dewey, K., 2011. Maternal & Child Nutrition)

This study reviews how the interaction between nutrition and infection affects child growth in low‐income populations.

Journal article

Jul 16 2020

The challenge of meeting nutrient needs of infants and young children during the period of complementary feeding: an evolutionary perspective (Dewey, K., 2013. The Journal of Nutrition)

This paper provides an evolutionary perspective on why modern complementary food diets are often inadequate, asserting that inadequate diets and nutritional deficiencies have likely been a part of the human condition since the agricultural revolution.

Brief

Feb 11 2020

Maternal Depression: The potential role of nutrition in prevention and treatment

The role nutrition plays in maternal depression has been the subject of a variety of research.

Brief

Feb 25 2019

Alive & Thrive West Africa 2017-2022

A&T is leveraging its robust network and knowledge base to strengthen MIYCN systems and build capacity in these and other countries within the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

Brief

Oct 11 2017

Alive & Thrive (A&T) Generation 2 Overview

Alive & Thrive (A&T) Generation 2 is here. This phase of A&T aims to further enhance sustainability of projects and processes that generate positive improvements in maternal, infant, and young child nutrition (MIYCN).

 
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