Trainer Manual - Counseling on Infant and Young Child Feeding at a Health Facility

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Alive & Thrive
Alive and Thrive is an initiative in Vietnam aimed at improving infant and young child feeding by increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding and improving complementary feeding practices.  - See more at: /project-examples/dads-can-do-toolkit#sthash.HrdiH0dM.dpuf

Alive & Thrive is an initiative in Vietnam aimed at improving infant and young child feeding by increasing rates of exclusive breastfeeding and improving complementary feeding practices. 

This manual is designed for use by trainers to prepare health-facility workers to deliver good quality IYCF counseling services. This manual offers an overview of IYCF, nutrition and health care for pregnant women and lactating mothers, breastfeeding, complementary feeding, hygiene, and child feeding during illness. The manual’s principal purpose is to provide essential counseling and communication skills to health workers who are responsible for the direct provision of IYCF counseling services at health facilities. The accompanying handbook is a reference for participants on topics discussed in the training.