After this session participants will know how to ensure a safe delivery and good care of the infant.
How to use the Card set in a participatory way
Make sure all children under 2 have been immunised properly. Measure all babies with MUAC and show how it works. Describe thi importance of supplementing food at six months and ask everyone to discuss which food they are currently giving to their toddlers.
Explain the symptoms of malnutrition, and the difference between Miasmas and Kwahikor.
The next session will go into the different food types in more detail.
Download the .pdf layout from link above ‘Materials’
Print each picture on A4 paper.
Fold each paper in half and laminate.
Print out one page Facilitator Guide.
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INFANT CARE & WEANING
Breastfeed baby from birth
Change nappies every few hours
Wash baby every day with soft soap
Keep breast washed and clean
Keep baby warm
If baby is unwell go to Clinic
Ensure vaccination are done
Ensure worming is done
Keep monitoring weight gain
Stay within the green band
Measure MUAC in green band
Start solid food at 6 months
Pound/ mash up solid food
Feed baby solid food twice daily
Energy giving food
Protective weaning foods
Body building weaning food
A baby with Kwashikor
A baby with Miasmas (starvation)
A healthy baby
The video below is a case study of a Community Health Club in Rwanda, which relates how they combated malnutrition in their village over the course of a year.