Announcement

Jun 30 2022

WEBINAR: Integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms: Results from Alive & Thrive’s implementation research in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, and India

Alive & Thrive will host a global webinar on July 14 at 9:00 a.m. EDT / 13h GMT on integrating maternal nutrition into antenatal care platforms.

Journal article, Research

Jun 23 2022

Breastfeeding Interpersonal Communication, Mobile Phone Support, and Mass Media Messaging Increase Exclusive Breastfeeding at 6 and 24 Weeks Among Clients of Private Health Facilities in Lagos, Nigeria (Flax, V. Journal of Nutrition)

A breastfeeding promotion intervention in private facilities in Lagos, which included training for healthcare providers, increased the percentage of exclusively breastfed infants but had no impact on early initiation of breastfeeding.

Journal article, Research

Jun 17 2022

Complementary feeding social and behavior change communication for fathers and mothers improves children's consumption of fish and eggs and minimum meal frequency in Kaduna State, Nigeria (Flax, V. Current Developments in Nutrition. 2022)

This study measured the effects of a multipronged 12-month intervention in Kaduna State that targeted complementary feeding (CF) social and behavior change communications to both fathers and mothers, showing improvements in parents’ CF practices and knowledge, as well as fathers’ support for CF.&

Guide

May 09 2022

operational guide cover

Strengthening Maternal Nutrition in India: An operational guide to facilitate the integration of maternal nutrition into existing services at the community and facility level

This operational guide assists block, district, and state health and Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) officials in India in planning, managing and implementing maternal nutrition programs.

Brief

Mar 22 2022

Breastmilk for Small and Sick Babies: A Human Milk Bank Launched at Viet Nam National Children's Hospital

Human Milk Bank (HMB) services are an essential component of a breastfeeding-friendly health system, ensuring pre-term, low-birth-weight, and other vulnerable infants have the protections of breastmilk when they need it most.

Graphic/Poster

Mar 10 2022

education posters COE

Educational posters on Kangaroo Mother Care, Proper Latching, and Breastmilk Expression and Storage

This series of three posters, developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Viet Nam, provides information on kangaroo mother care, proper breastfeeding latch, and breastmilk expression and storage. The posters are part of the Centers of Excellence for Breastfeeding initiative.

 
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