IYCF Tools in the Context of COVID-19

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Date published
31 Jul 2021
Tools, guidelines and methodologies
Children & youth, COVID-19, Food and nutrition
Save the Children

Infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E) in the context of COVID-19 has particular nuances with some programmatic adaptations needed. Contents on IYCF are rapidly revolving and are designed for a global audience. This page will be updated with the most up-to-date information possible.


These resources provide an overview of the latest global evidence-based recommendations related to IYCF and COVID-19. Documents here outline suggestions and reflections around communication about breastfeeding with health care providers and caregivers and programming adaptation in the context of COVID-19. This is an effort to support implementing partners on how to prepare and respond to the pandemic with information specific to IYCF-E.