Video News Package

20 July 2009 - New Approach to Child Survival Puts Family Needs Front and Centre

Tape#: 8382
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© UNICEF video/2009

In Buenos Aires, Estela Benitez recently gave birth to her first child, a healthy girl named Abril Delfina, and her husband was with her every step of the way.

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Production date: 21 April 2009

Duration: 2:54

Keywords: UNICEF, children, Argentina, childcare, newborns, breast-feeding

Main shooting locations: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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UNICEF is working to replicate successful programmes in Argentina that focus on child-birth reform. At the hospital, mothers are encouraged to breastfeed and new parents have 24-hour access to their newborn child. Before family members meet the child, they're given a briefing on what to expect, especially when dealing with premature babies or those with severe health challenges.


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