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    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...

    WHO guideline: use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods consumed by infants and young children aged 6-23 months and children aged 2-12 years

    The use of multiple micronutrient powders for point-of-use fortification of foods has been suggested as an alternative to mitigate or overcome the constraints associated with supplementation and mass fortification. They are intended to increase the vitamin and mineral intake of infants and young children...

    Guidelines on optimal feeding of low birth-weight infants in low- and middle-income countries

    Low birth weight (LBW) has been defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as weight at birth less than 2500 g. The global prevalence of LBW is 15.5%, which means that about 20.6 million such infants are born each year, 96.5% of them in developing countries. There is significant variation in LBW rate...

    Neonatal vitamin A supplementation

    Infants and young children have increased vitamin A requirements to support rapid growth and to help combat infections. Member States have requested guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) on the effects and safety of vitamin A supplementation in the neonatal period (first 28 days of life) as a...

    Guideline: Vitamin A supplementation in infants 1–5 months of age

    Vitamin A deficiency affects about 19 million pregnant women and 190 million preschool-age children, mostly from the World Health Organization (WHO) regions of Africa and South-East Asia. Infants and children have increased vitamin A requirements to support rapid growth and to help them combat infections...

    Guideline: Vitamin A supplementation in infants and children 6–59 months of age

    Vitamin A deficiency affects about 19 million pregnant women and 190 million preschool-age children, mostly from the World Health Organization (WHO) regions of Africa and South-East Asia. Infants and children have increased vitamin A requirements to support rapid growth and to help them combat infections...

    Infant and young child feeding: model chapter for textbooks for medical students and allied health professionals

    This Model Chapter brings together essential knowledge about infant and young child feeding that health professionals should acquire as part of their basic education. It focuses on nutritional needs and feeding practices in children less than two years of age – the most critical period for child nutrit...