Barriers to Feeding Young Children Well During and After Illness: Insight from the DRC

Written by: Madeline Kau, Emily Zimmerman (ideas42), and Augustin Ngandu (SBC Advisor, Breakthrough ACTION DRC) For young children experiencing an illness, adequate nutrition is critical for recovery. However, children often do not receive…

In Honor of World Breastfeeding Week: Interpreting Baby’s Cries

Written by: Eirene Wang, Nicole Russo, and Emily Zimmerman, Breakthrough ACTION The World Health Organization estimates that increasing rates of breastfeeding could save more than 800,000 lives every year. Exclusively breastfeeding for six…

Social and Behavior Change for Postpartum Family Planning

Written by: Cori Fordham, Breakthrough ACTION Program Officer Offering modern contraception as part of maternal health services has been shown to increase postpartum contraceptive use, as well as to prevent unintended pregnancies and pregnancies…