Essential nutrition actions for young children - English

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Essential nutrition actions for children: 1. Delayed cord clamping 2. Iron folic acid supplementation for babies 3. Initiation of breastfeeding within 1 hour after delivery a. Breast crawl b. Importance of colostrum 3. Exclusive breastfeeding with the correct technique for the first 6 months 4. Complementary feeding after completion of 6 months a. Food groups b. Type 1 and type 2 nutrients c. Continued breastfeeding till 2 years of age and beyond 5. Vitamin A supplementation for the baby 6. Diarrhea management- a. ORS powder b. Zinc c. The recovery phase of the baby 7. Referring severely malnourished babies to nutrition rehabilitation centers.