Addressing Barriers to Exclusive Breastfeeding in Nampula, Mozambique: Opportunities to Strengthen Counseling and Use of Job Aids

Publish Date: June 2019
Author: MCSP

Optimal breastfeeding practices reduce neonatal and child morbidity and mortality. Lactating women may experience challenges to early initiation of breastfeeding and maintaining exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) for the first 6 months of an infant’s life.

This implementation science study sought to address a key gap in evidence around the minimum competencies and practical skills needed by facility and community-based providers to address breastfeeding challenges.


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