Alive and Thrive videos

The cost of not breastfeeding & Breastfeeding at work

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The videos below are produced by Alive & Thrive, an initiative to save lives, prevent illness, and ensure healthy growth and development through optimal maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, and complementary feeding practices. The Alive & Thrive initiative, managed by FHI Solutions, is currently funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Irish Aid, the Tanoto Foundation, UNICEF and the World Bank.

Breastfeeding at Work: This video was created by Alive & Thrive and UNICEF and shows the benefits of creating a dedicated lactation space for mothers in the workplace.

The Cost of Not Breastfeeding: Together we can save lives and livelihoods: This is a helpful tool to highlight the global impact of not breastfeeding. You can read the Cost of Not Breastfeeding research paper in Health Policy and Planning Journal

Learn more about Alive & Thrive on their website