Topic: Breastfeeding

Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries

This June 2019 supplement issue of the journal Maternal & Child Nutrition includes findings from ARCH research into the role of commercial foods in the diets of young children and related national policy issues. Access the full supplement or click on each article below. Links include French translations of each paper’s abstract. Marketing and infant and young child…

Full Report: Point-of-Sale Promotion and Labeling Violations of Breastmilk Substitutes in Cambodia- Observations in Six Provinces

This report was authored by Helen Keller International Cambodia and World Vision International in August 2019. A two-page summary brief on this research is available here. Suggested citation: Helen Keller International (HKI) & World Vision International (WVI). (2019). Point-of-Sale Promotion and Labeling Violations of Breastmilk Substitutes in Cambodia: Observations in Six Provinces. Second Phase, 2018.…

Promotions of breastmilk substitutes, commercial complementary foods and commercial snack products commonly fed to young children are frequently found in points‐of‐sale in Bandung City, Indonesia

This article was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Abstract: Few studies have documented the marketing of commercial foods and beverages for infants and young children in West Java, Indonesia. To assess the prevalence of promotions at points‐of‐sale…

Pilot implementation of a monitoring and enforcement system for the International Code of Marketing of Breast‐milk Substitutes in Cambodia

This article was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Abstract: Globally, monitoring and enforcement mechanisms for the World Health Organization’s International Code of Marketing of Breast‐milk Substitutes are often lacking. The Cambodian government adopted the Code as the…

Predictors of breast milk substitute feeding among newborns in delivery facilities in urban Cambodia and Nepal

This article was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Abstract: Introducing breast milk substitutes (BMS) in the first days after birth can increase infant morbidity and reduce duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding. This study assessed determinants of BMS…

Marketing and infant and young child feeding in rapidly evolving food environments

This supplement editorial was published in the Maternal & Child Nutrition Supplement: Marketing and Consumption of Commercial Foods Fed to Young Children in Low and Middle‐income Countries. Excerpt: This 2019 Maternal & Child Nutrition supplement presents the continuation of research in Cambodia, Nepal, and Senegal, as well as a broadening of its scope in a new…

Poster: Building coalitions for advocacy and action to promote and protect breastfeeding

Building coalitions for advocacy and action to promote and protect breastfeeding through HKI’s Assessment and Research on Child Feeding (ARCH) Project Authored by: Kroeun Hou; Mackenzie Green; Christine Kim & Elizabeth Zehner This poster was prepared and presented by Jennifer Nielsen at the May 2019 CORE Group Global Health Practitioner Conference in Bethesda, Maryland.

Laporan Singkat: Praktik Menyusui dan Konsumsi Formula Bayi/Formula Lanjutan pada Batita di Kota Bandung

Sebagai bagian dari Proyek ARCH Helen Keller International di Indonesia, survei potong lintang dilakukan kepada 595 orang ibu dari anak berusia 0-35 bulan yang tinggal dan mengunjungi layanan kesehatan anak di 24 fasilitas kesehatan di Kota Bandung. Data yang dikumpulkan berupa karakteristik ibu dan anak, praktik menyusui dan pemberian formula bayi/formula lanjutan, konsumsi produk makanan…

Poster: Low Prevalence of Breastfeeding Counseling during ANC Visits in the Hospitals of Kathmandu Valley

This research poster and abstract about breastfeeding counseling during antenatal care in Kathmandu Valley hospitals was presented by Nisha Sharma at the 2018 Nutrition Innovation Lab Symposium held in Kathmandu, Nepal.   Abstract Low Prevalence of Breastfeeding Counselling during ANC Visits in the Hospitals of Kathmandu Valley Breastfeeding counselling during antenatal period is important for…