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Effectiveness of Weekly Cell Phone Counselling Calls and Daily Text Messages to Improve Breastfeeding Indicators

Using cell phones to provide pre and postnatal breastfeeding counselling to women can substantially augment optimal practices. High rates of exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months were achieved by sustained contact and support using cell phones. This intervention shows immense potential for scale up by incorporation in both, public and private health systems.

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Published 2021-03-18