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Supporting Infants Dependent on Artificial Feeding During Emergencies: Guidance for frontline workers (including health, nutrition and child protection staff)

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2021

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English, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Ukrainian, Armenian, Turkish, Arabic, Polish, Spanish

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PDF (635.2 KiB)

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IFE, Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies Core Group

Infographic 4 helps assist in the implementation of action 6 of the Operational Guidance on Infant Feeding in Emergencies– minimise the risk of artificial feeding. The infographic provides guidance for frontline workers, including health, nutrition and child protection staff, on supporting infants dependent on artificial feeding during emergencies. It is available in English and provides guidance on the following topics: checking infants’ eligibility for breast milk substitutes (BMS) support; determining if BMS can be used hygienically at home; discreetly providing BMS and supplies; counselling demonstrating how to feed infants as safely as possible; continued support and follow up procedures.

 

These infographics are also available on ENN’s website.

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Keywords

Breast-Milk Substitute

Child health

Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF)

Infant feeding in emergencies

Nutrition in emergencies

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