Mother, Infant and Young Child Nutrition & Malnutrition Mother, Infant and Young Child Nutrition & Malnutrition - Feeding practices including micronutrient deficiencies prevention, control of wasting, stunting and underweight
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About Essential Nutrition Actions at Critical Stages in the Life Cycle of Women and Children

Knowledge Tests - Breastfeeding

This interactive knowledge test is currently under development.

1.It is good to put the baby on the breast within one hour after birth.X 
2.In order to have enough milk a mother needs to breastfeed every 4 hours (at least six times a day). 


3.Colostrum or First Milk serves as the first immunization for the baby.X 
4.In the first six months, the infant needs water and/or other drinks in addition to breast milk. X
5.When breastfeeding, the baby's chin needs to touch the mother's breast.X 
6.A malnourished infant and young child has more episodes of diarrhoea.X 
7.Vitamin A supplementation is necessary only for children under 2 years. X
8.Breastfeeding benefits the baby, but not the mother. X
9.When a mother is HIV-positive, there are ways to decrease HIV transmission to the baby.X 
10.Even if a mother believes she does not have enough breast milk, she can still be able to adequately breastfeed her baby.X  
11.A mother can prevent sore and cracked nipples by correctly positioning and attaching her baby at the breast.X  
12.The most important thing a mother can do to produce sufficient breast milk is to breastfeed her baby frequently, both day and night. X 
13.Infant formula contains antibodies that protect against diseases, especially against diarrhoea, respiratory and ear infections.  X
14Mixed feeding (meaning breastfeeding and giving other foods and drinks) before six months can cause diarrhoea, respiratory and ear infections. X 
15A pregnant women can continue breastfeeding.X 
16Expressed breast milk can be stored in room temperature up to 1 day. X

6 March, 2016

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