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Mother-baby corners: Emergency shelters become baby friendly in Honduras

Author: BFHI News
Year: 1998
Resource type: News

http://www.ibfan.org/english/activities/emergencies/ife06.html

Part taken from  IBFAN website on IFE but referenced to BFHI News, UNICEF, September /October 1999

3 week project by Honduran Health Ministry and supported by UNICEF, offered counselling and support to breastfeeding mothers and trained counsellors were assigned to temporary shelters. WFP donated food rations & nutrition Cookies for lactaing mothers, UNICEF donated cups and storage containers for expressed b/milk. Most impt was interaction with mothers - one-to-one support, demonstrations, posters and leaflets. Voluteers receieved diplomas at the end.

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BFHI News (1999). Mother-baby corners: Emergency shelters become baby friendly in Honduras. www.ennonline.net/motherbabycornershonduras