Saving lives and giving newborns the best start: Critical nutrition interventions for mothers and infants in the perinatal period
This technical brief highlights key factors that influence newborn nutritional outcomes and the evidence-based practices that can be applied globally to support optimal infant nutrition within the first 28 days.
Lays out Alive & Thrive’s comprehensive approach for scale and impact through four components: advocacy, interpersonal communication and community mobilization, mass communication, and strategic use of data.
Describes Alive & Thrive’s use of advocacy and policy dialogue to educate and motivate policymakers and program managers; the distinctive features of the approach; and the results and lessons in 3 countries.
Describes Alive & Thrive’s use of counseling and community mobilization to personalize messages, demonstrate skills, and motivate; the distinctive features of the approach; and the results and lessons in 3 countries.