Infant and young child feeding counselling: An integrated course
training and resource package
This integrated infant feeding counseling course is designed to give health workers the competencies required to carry out effective counseling for breastfeeding, HIV and infant feeding and complementary feeding. It is designed for health workers in primary health care services and for lay counselors.
This material includes four manuals (Director's Guide, Facilitator's Guide, Participant's Manual and Guidelines for Follow-up after Training) and Powerpoint slides. It is designed for a five-day training of health care providers for them to be able to provide counseling to mothers and caregivers for appropriate feeding of infants and young children (breastfeeding, complementary feeding and feeding of infants of HIV-positive mothers).