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Breastfeeding and your diet

It is important to eat a diet rich in protein, iron, calcium, iodine and vitamins while you are breastfeeding. #StepUpForBreastfeeding “Did you know that one medium orange fleshed sweet potato meets the daily recommendation of Vit A for breastfeeding moms.#StepUpForBreastfeeding to all women of child bearing age, let’s produce, and consume nutritious foods and increase …

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all babies deserve to be exclusively breastfed for the first 6 months of life despite their birth weight

Step up for breastfeeding: Educate and Support #Worldbreastfeedingweek2022 “Exclusive breastfeeding until six months is possible even for big babies especially with family support. I gave birth to a 4.2kg baby and practiced EBF up to 6 months she grew well and very healthy” My peers and my in-laws always pressured me to feed my baby …

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Breastfeeding and the workplace

“It’s important to create a safe space that support women within the workplace and community to optimally breastfeed their children. Breast milk is good for children’s mental and physical health. Let us step up in promoting breastfeeding beyond 2 years of age” Tafadzwa Mavhudzi, MEAL Manager at Nutrition Action Zimbabwe # StepUpForBreastfeeding #worldbreastfeedingweek2022

From one working mother to the other…..

“BREASTFEEDING IS THE WAY TO GO, Let’s continue to step up for breastfeeding and create a Zimbabwe without Malnutrition. I am a Nutritionist committed to protecting and supporting breastfeeding because as a breastfeeding mother I have seen the benefits of breastfeeding on my children.” Starlet Makota Nutrition and Health Manager at Nutrition action Zimbabwe #WBW2022 …

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Stepping up for breastfeeding is possible…fathers and husbands can do it too.

Keith Maphosa , Nutrition and Health Assistant at Nutrition Action Zimbabwe, has done it so can you. “As an expecting father I will make sure to accompany my wife for ANC visits, provide a four star diet and iron rich foods for the growing baby and after giving birth to ensure sufficient quantity and quality …

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Nutrition diversity and environmental stewardship bears fruits.

Thank you @usaid nutrition diversity and environmental stewardship is bearing fruits as it is catering for household consumption and income generation. Loveness Mauyangwe and her daughter in law, Maria Dhliwayo from Ward 1 in Chiredzi are enjoying the benefits of vegetable diversification in their diet from their nutrition garden. The FARM activity is encouraging women …

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Orchard establishment yielding positive results

Behaviour change and good agricultural practices capped with best nutrition practices in mind are bearing good fruits at Mr Pachiti’s homestead.  Following Technical assistance (TA) from FARM and trainings on orchard establishment and benefits of fruits in diets last year, he has made efforts to establish a 0.1 ha orchard comprising of paw paws, macadamia …

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