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The Community Infant and Child Feeding Counseling Package

Organizational Authors: 
UNICEF
Year Published: 
2010

The Community Infant and Child Feeding Counseling Package contains 4 key parts:

  • The Planning and Adaptation Guide for the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Counselling Package outlines a series of steps and provides selected tools for use by national or local stakeholders interested in designing community-based IYCF promotion, counselling and support activities, as well as detailed tools and checklists for adapting various training and communication materials for use in their own setting.
  • The 28 IYCF Counselling Cards for the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Counselling Package present brightly coloured illustrations that depict key infant and young child feeding concepts and behaviours for CWs to share with mothers, fathers and other caregivers. These job aids are designed for use during specific contact points, based on priorities identified during each individual counselling session.
  • Training Aids for the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Counselling Package have been designed to complement the training sessions by providing visuals to help Participants grasp and retain technical knowledge and concepts.
  • The Key Messages Booklet for the Community Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Counselling Package consists of messages related to each of the IYCF Counselling Cards and copies of the 3 Take-home Brochures.
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