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Integration of Infant and Young Child Feeding Support into Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition

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English, French

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(1.4 MiB)

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ENN, Emergency Nutrition Network,IASC Sub-Working Group on the Cluster Approach,IASC, Inter-Agency Standing Committee,IFE, Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies Core Group

A training package to help integrate Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) in Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) services. By the end of the training, Participants will be able to:

1. Explain why IYCF practices matter:
• Importance of breastfeeding
• Risks of not breastfeeding

2. Describe recommended practices and counselling discussion points on IYCF from 0 – 23 months.

3. Describe basic information of infant feeding in an HIV context.

4. Conduct IYCF 3-Step Counselling/‘Reaching-an-agreement’ with mother /caregiver by applying the ‘assess, analyze, and act’ steps in order to promote and improve IYCF-related practices.

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