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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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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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Preventative lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) and young child feeding practices: findings from qualitative research

October 14, 2014

Lesorogol C, Jean-Louis S, Green J, Iannotti L. Preventative lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) and young child feeding practices: findings from qualitative research in Haiti. Maternal […]

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Linear growth increased in young children in an urban slum of Haiti: a randomized controlled trial of a lipid-based nutrient supplement

October 14, 2014

Iannotti LL, Dulience SJL, Green J, Joseph S, François J, Anténor M-L, Lesorogol C, Mounce J, Nickerson NM. Linear growth increased in young children in […]

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Integrating group counseling, cell phone messaging, and participant-generated songs and dramas into a microcredit program increases women’s adherence to international breastfeeding recommendations

October 14, 2014

Flax VL, Negerie M, Ibrahim AU, Leatherman S, Daza EJ, Bentley ME. Integrating group counseling, cell phone messaging, and participant-generated songs and dramas into a […]

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Fathers as supporters for improved exclusive breastfeeding in Viet Nam

October 14, 2014

Bich TH, Hoa DT, Målqvist M. Fathers as supporters for improved exclusive breastfeeding in Viet Nam. J Matern Child Health. 2013 Oct 26. doi 10.1007/s10995-013-1384-9 […]

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Caterpillar cereal as a potential complementary feeding product for infants and young children: nutritional content and acceptability

October 14, 2014

Bauserman M, Lokangaka A, Kodondi KK, Gado J, Viera AJ, Bentley ME, Engmann C, Tshefu A, Bose C. Caterpillar cereal as a potential complementary feeding […]

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