WHO Guiding Principles on Feeding Non-Breastfed Infants

WHO has just issued a booklet, Guiding principles for feeding non-breastfed infants, 6-24 months of age, which provides health workers with a grounding in the principles involved in designing and safely feeding diets to young non-breastfed infants. The content includes sections on:

The annexes contain practical advice on developing locally appropriate feeding recommendations based on these Guiding Principles, and addresses key issues around early breastfeeding cessation, and feeding young children of HIV-positive mothers.

The publication is available online at http://www.who.int/child-adolescenthealth/New_Publications/NUTRITION/ISBN_92_4_159343_1.pdf For further information, contact: Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development (CAH), World Health Organization, 20 Avenue Appia, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland tel + 41 22 791 32 81, fax + 41 22 791 48 53, email: cah@who.int http://www.who.int/child-adolescent-health

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WHO Guiding Principles on Feeding Non-Breastfed Infants. Field Exchange 26, November 2005. p20. www.ennonline.net/fex/26/who