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August 2013 | Breastfeeding support examples and resources from Alive & Thrive

The 2013 Lancet series on Maternal and Child Nutrition reasserts the critical role of breastfeeding for child survival, growth, and development. This 21st World Breastfeeding Week highlights breastfeeding support and those helping families adopt good feeding practices.

Social Franchises for Nutrition in Viet Nam

Watch a video on the delivery of timed, quality counseling services on infant and young child feeding (IYCF) in health facilities in Viet Nam. This model is the first to apply social franchising principles to IYCF.

Resources for counseling services

Check out Alive & Thrive resources to support improved counseling services, such as a supervision checklist in Bangladesh and guidelines for counseling in the Viet Nam franchises.

LESS Guess Blog

Read a blog post on the importance of person-to-person contact in changing social norms on breastfeeding.

Tiny Tales Video Series, Part 6

View the 6th episode of Tiny Tales as we follow a family in Bangladesh during Limon’s first year of life. This episode focuses on family dynamics and child growth.

Join A&T at the 20th International Congress of Nutrition

Join us at the International Congress of Nutrition in Spain to learn about tested innovations and proven interventions to improve breastfeeding practices. View the agendas for a symposium on the results of our innovation grants program and a panel on how to scale up programs to improve infant and young child feeding.

Abstract Digest

Keep up to date on new research findings on infant and young child feeding with our Abstract Digest.