Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding
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Facts for Feeding

Facts for Feeding

 • Birth, Initiation of Breastfeeding, and the First Seven Days after Birth
 • Recommended Practices to Improve Infant Nutrition during the First Six Months
 • Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding of Breastfed Children 6-24 Months of Age
 • Breastmilk: A Critical Source of Vitamin A for Infants and Young Children



This Facts for Feeding publication is from LINKAGES Project.


 

Facts for Feeding is a series of publications on recommended feeding and dietary practices to improve nutritional status at various points in life cycle. Policy makers, health care providers, and communicators can use these guidelines for developing messages and activities appropriate to local conditions.

Local assessments should be conducted to determine the emphasis to give to each of the recommended feeding practices, to identify audiences that are most receptive to change, and to design messages and activities based on audience profiles. Experience shows that focusing on a limited set of very specific behaviors is key to improving nutrition.

The following Facts for Feeding publications are from LINKAGES Project. Click here for a complete list of their publications.


Birth, Initiation of Breastfeeding, and the First Seven Days after Birth Birth, Initiation of Breastfeeding, and the First Seven Days after Birth - Facts for Feeding
Identifies actions health care providers can take during the first week postpartum to help the mother and baby establish and maintain good breastfeeding practices.

Languages Available: English (07/2003), French (09/2002), Spanish (09/2002)

Download pdf 8 Pages - Size: 96.08 KB - kindly select language of pdf file to downloadEnglish, French, Spanish -
Alternate on-site download Birth, Initiation of Breastfeeding, and the First Seven Days after Birth English
 
Breastmilk: A Critical Source of Vitamin A for Infants and Young Children Breastmilk: A Critical Source of Vitamin A for Infants and Young Children- Facts for Feeding
Recommends national, community, and household level practices to improve vitamin A status of infants, young children, and pregnant and lactating women.

Contributing Partner(s): Helen Keller International, HKI/ Africa, the MOST Project
Languages Available: English (10/2001), French (08/2000), Spanish (12/2002), Portuguese (08/2000)

Download pdf 8 Pages Size: 131.82 KB - kindly select language of pdf file to downloadEnglish, French, Spanish, Portuguese -
Alternate on-site download Breastmilk: A Critical Source of Vitamin A for Infants and Young ChildrenEnglish
 
Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding of Breastfed Children 6-24 Months of Age Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding of Breastfed Children 6-24 Months of Age- Facts for Feeding
Provides feeding guidelines for children 6 to 24 months of age.

Contributing Partner(s): SARA Project
Languages Available: English (04/2004), French (11/1997), Spanish (11/2002)

Download pdf 4 Pages - Size: 86.04 KB - kindly select language of pdf file to downloadEnglish, French, Spanish -
Alternate on-site download Guidelines for Appropriate Complementary Feeding of Breastfed Children 6–24 Months of AgeEnglish
 
Recommended Practices to Improve Infant Nutrition during the First Six Months Recommended Practices to Improve Infant Nutrition during the First Six Months- Facts for Feeding
Provides infant feeding guidelines for the first six months of life. Provides guidelines for activities appropriate to local conditions.

Languages Available: English (07/2004), French (07/2004), Spanish (09/2001)

Download pdf 4 Pages - Size: 76.48 KB - kindly select language of pdf file to downloadEnglish, French, Spanish -
Alternate on-site download Recommended Practices to Improve Infant Nutrition during the First Six MonthsEnglish
 




   23 April, 2012
 
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