He further said that Balochistan was in need of a comprehensive provincial IYCF
strategy to help the provincial government and other relevant stakeholders for responding to issues and needs related to child malnutrition, keeping in view the provincial scenario.
The researcher-administered questionnaire consisted of two sections: (i) basic demographic information; and (ii) questions on CGs' knowledge and IYCF
Therefore to achieve optimal nutrition outcomes, a set of recommendations termed as IYCF
practices were recommended by the WHO and UNICEF (2002).
Participants for the FGDs and KI interviews selected from villages not included in the household individual interviews were separated into different groups according to gender to encourage free expression of their view about the male involvement in IYCF
. The interviews were tape recorded and notes taken.
(ii) Researchers had better to use cohort study design in addition to cross-sectional one in assessing IYCF
Menon, "Infant and child feeding IYCF
practices in Ethiopia and Zambia and their association with child nutrition," African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, vol.
In 10 districts (7.5%), allocations were made for infant and young child feeding (IYCF
) training, the next most-frequently budgeted nutrition activity (Table 2).
The support staff was given basic training on ideal breastfeeding practices as per IYCF
guidelines by the paediatricians working in SNCU.
She would then give the mother another week's ration, and counsel her on infant and young child feeding (IYCF
This involves delivering cost-effective life-saving nutrition and health services to children through Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF
) counseling for pregnant and lactating women and caregivers.
emphasis on good Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF
) practices including exclusive breastfeeding and effort should be made to make health facilities more baby friendly.