Pregnancy carries more health risks for adolescent girls and their infants in Bangladesh than for older mothers, even when prenatal care and other services are provided.
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Interpersonal counseling and other targeted efforts boost breastfeeding and childhood nutrition—and can be applied most anywhere, IFPRI research shows.
How to scale up a successful nutrition communications and education program.
IFPRI research shows that maternal mental health problems, including depression, can harm child nutrition and health—and that helping mothers in this regard helps children.
Together, IFPRI and the Gates Foundation have leveraged nutritional research to improve public health around the world.
Research suggests living in close proximity to chickens may make children more prone to health problems. But water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) recommendations focus almost exclusively on human feces.
A sea change in corporate attitudes is necessary to get food companies to invest.
How breastfeeding and related practices buttress children's health and growth in developing countries.
Evidence shows that breastfeeding support can make a big difference in children's health. This is the next frontier in sustainable development.
IFPRI found Alive & Thrive had a measurable impact improving breastfeeding in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, and Vietnam