From the First Hour of Life

Making the case for improved infant and young child feeding everywhere

Jonsulu Shukurbaeva smiles at her newborn in the city of Khujayli’s hospital, in the Karakalpakstan Region.
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Highlights

Food and feeding practices from birth to age 2 have a profound impact on the rest of a child’s life. Good nutrition helps children exercise their rights to grow, learn, develop, participate and become productive members of their communities. This report provides a global status update on infant and young child feeding practices, and puts forth recommendations for improving them.

Key Findings | English | French | Spanish  

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Cover page of From the first hour of life report
Author
UNICEF
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Languages
English, French, Spanish
ISBN
978-92-806-4852-2

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