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Small Grant: India | mHealth and Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative for breastfeeding

October 28, 2014

Cell phone-based breastfeeding counseling, coupled with retraining of hospital staff in the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, increased rates of early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding in India […]

Viet Nam Fathers

Small Grant: Viet Nam | Breastfeeding campaign targeting fathers

October 28, 2014

A breastfeeding campaign targeting fathers was associated with increased rates of early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding in Viet Nam Objectives To examine whether breastfeeding (BF) […]

Bangladesh frontline worker

Small Grant: Bangladesh | Training frontline workers to improve breastfeeding practices

October 27, 2014

Training and supervision of traditional birth attendants and community volunteers improved rates of early initiation of breastfeeding and avoidance of prelacteal feeds in Bangladesh Objectives […]

DRC Baby-friendly hospital breastfeeding

Small Grant: DRC | Baby-friendly hospitals for exclusive breastfeeding

October 27, 2014

Implementation of the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative Steps 1-9 in health facilities increased exclusive breastfeeding rates and decreased diarrhea rates in the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

Honduras - Breastfeeding - mHealth

Small Grant: Honduras | Breastfeeding clubs and mHealth for breastfeeding support

October 27, 2014

Providing breastfeeding support to adolescent mothers in Honduras using breastfeeding clubs and cell phones posed major challenges in Honduras Objectives A randomized trial was designed […]

Nigeria - Cell Phones

Small Grant: Nigeria | Microcredit, mHealth and breastfeeding promotion

October 27, 2014

Integrating microcredit, cell phone messaging, and breastfeeding promotion increased rates of early initiation and exclusive breastfeeding in Nigeria Objectives We tested the effect of an […]

UCD Grantees Report

Research report: Findings of 12 innovation grants to improve infant and young child feeding

October 27, 2014

Summarizes the Alive & Thrive Small Grants process (2009 to 2014) and highlights findings from the research in 10 countries.

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Journal supplement: Designing large-scale programs to improve IYCF in Asia and Africa

October 21, 2014

Journal supplement: Designing large-scale programs to improve infant and young child feeding in Asia and Africa: Methods and lessons of Alive & Thrive Sets forth […]

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Infant feeding practices and determinants of poor breastfeeding behavior: a descriptive study

October 14, 2014

Yotebieng M, Chalachala JL, Labbok M, Behets F. Infant feeding practices and determinants of poor breastfeeding behavior in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo: a descriptive […]

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Scripted messages delivered by nurses and radio changed beliefs, attitudes, intentions, and behaviors regarding infant and young child feeding

October 14, 2014

Monterrosa EC, Frongillo EA, González de Cossío T, Bonecchio A, Villanueva MA, Thrasher JF, Rivera JA. Scripted messages delivered by nurses and radio changed beliefs, […]

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