Implementation guidance on counselling women to improve breastfeeding practices

Recognizing the important approach to improving global breastfeeding practices

Two women in colourful dresses sitting outside a brick building, one woman breastfeeding a baby
UNICEF/UN0354118/Tremeau

Highlights

This document provides global guidance for implementing the recommendations outlined in the WHO guideline ‘Counselling of Women to Improve Breastfeeding Practices’. The core purpose of this document is to ensure that all women receive high quality breastfeeding counselling through ensuring that breastfeeding counselling programmes meet mothers’ needs at the right times, with appropriately trained staff, in a sufficient number of contacts, and in a manner and mode most appropriate for their local context.

Implementation guidance on counselling women to improve breastfeeding practices - cover
Author
UNICEF / WHO
Publication date
Languages
English
ISBN
978-92-806-5271-0

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