Project Example

Diet Diversity Among Pregnant Women and Young Children —Insights for Improving Malaria, Family Planning, and Maternal and Child Health Outcomes in Northwestern Nigeria through Social and Behavior Change Programming

This brief provides rigorous evidence-based insights to policy makers, implementers, and researchers of social and behavior change programs on maternal and child nutrition during the 1,000-day period between a woman’s pregnancy and her child’s second birthday.

The results summarize nutritional intake and diet diversity of pregnant women and young children in Nigeria during this foundational period and examines the ideational and sociodemographic factors associated with higher-quality diets.

For more information contact Emily Johansson, ejohansson@tulane.oedu

Source: Breakthrough RESEARCH/Population Council, Tulane University

Date of Publication: June 18, 2021