Breastfeeding Barriers and Opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean | Lactancia Materna Barreras y Oportunidades en América Latina y el Caribe

Written by Andrea García Charnichart, Emergency Nutrition Advisor at Save the Children Latin America and the Caribbean Breastfeeding: Barriers and Opportunities Breastfeeding saves lives. Not only because it provides protection and nutrition to newborns, but also because it guarantees food security through access to the quantity, quality, availability, and use...

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The Magic of Exclusive Breastfeeding for a Child’s Growth and Development

Aziza Ramadhani Kitwiku, 29, has a primary school education and is a housewife and mother of three children in Tanzania. Below, she shares the different experiences of delivering and caring for her first two children compared to her third child, who is now seven-months-old and was conceived after she joined...

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Healthy Newborn Network Launches #HNNTools Series

The Healthy Newborn Network is happy to announce the launch of the #HNNTools series to promote evidence-based implementation tools from our community that can help to advance maternal and newborn health worldwide. This series will highlight tools from partners that reflect the best information, practices, and guidance that can help...

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Every Woman, Every Child – but not Everywhere: The Unfinished Agenda for Maternal and Newborn Health in Humanitarian Settings

By HRH Princess Sarah Zeid, WFP Special Advisor, Maternal & Child Health and Nutrition, UNHCR Patron for Maternal and Newborn Health, and Elaine Scudder, IAWG Senior Advisor, Maternal and Newborn Health.  ‘’No woman, child or adolescent should face a greater risk of preventable death because of where they live or...

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