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    Postnatal care

    This guideline covers the routine postnatal care that women and their babies should receive in the first 8 weeks after the birth. It includes the organisation and delivery of postnatal care, identifying and managing common and serious health problems in women and their babies, how to help parents form st...

    Guidelines for the management of pregnant and breastfeeding women in the context of Ebola virus disease

    A paucity of scientific evidence exists on how to best treat pregnant or breastfeeding women with suspected or confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD). Historical reports suggest that, among women who acquire EVD during pregnancy, there is increased mortality and morbidity, and a near 100% rate of adverse pr...

    HIV and infant feeding in emergencies: operational guidance

    Many millions of people around the world are affected by emergencies, the majority of whom are women and children. Among them are many who are known to be living with HIV and others who may not know their HIV status. In 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICE...

    Guía de práctica clínica sobre lactancia materna

    Esta guía se ha elaborado con el objetivo de identificar cuáles son las condiciones que favorecen el inicio, la instauración y el mantenimiento de la lactancia materna y de incluir recomendaciones basadas en pruebas científicas que ayuden a los profesionales sanitarios a dar respuesta a los problemas...

    Guideline: Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding in Facilities Providing Maternity and Newborn Services

    Breastfeeding is the cornerstone of child survival, nutrition and development and maternal health. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, followed by continued breastfeeding with appropriate complementary foods for up to 2 years or beyond. T...

    Guideline: protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services

    This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on protection, promotion and support of optimal breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services, as a public health intervention. It is intended to contribute to discussions among stakeholders when selecting or priorit...

    Guideline: Infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission

    Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes; the same mosquito also transmits other vector-borne diseases – dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever. Purpose of the guideline The purpose of this guideline is to provide a recommendation to guide governments, ministries of health, po...

    Updates on HIV and infant feeding: the duration of breastfeeding and support from health services to improve feeding practices among mothers living with HIV

    WHO guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding in 2010 for the first time recommended the use of antiretroviral drugs to prevent postnatal transmission of HIV through breastfeeding. This resulted in a major change from an individualised counselling approach toward a public health approach regarding how materna...

    Guidelines for identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders in pregnancy

    These guidelines contain recommendations on the identification and management of substance use and substance use disorders for health care services which assist women who are pregnant, or have recently had a child, and who use alcohol or drugs or who have a substance use disorder. They have been develope...