Toolkits

CDC’s Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Toolkit

CDC’s Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Toolkit provides information and resources for emergency preparedness and response personnel, families, and the public to ensure that children are fed safely when disaster strikes.

Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Toolkit

The toolkit contains:

  • Information, resources, and tools for states, communities, programs and emergency preparedness and response personnel on how to best support families and provide optimal nutrition to infants and young children during emergencies.
  • Printable handouts that can be used with or given to families.
  • Information for families and caregivers on common questions and how to be prepared to feed infants and young children during emergencies.
  • Information for the public on donations during emergencies.

You can view the IYCF-E Toolkit online or download it.

The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies

Strategies to Prevent Obesity and Other Chronic Diseases: The CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies is an update of the 2005 The CDC Guide to Breastfeeding Interventions. It provides state and local community members information to choose the breastfeeding intervention strategy that best meets their needs.

Support for breastfeeding is needed in many different arenas including hospitals and birth centers, worksites, and communities. This Guide builds upon the research evidence demonstrating effective intervention strategies and offers relevant information for each including program examples and resources.

You can download the entire guide [PDF-1MB].

Additional Resources

The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Support Breastfeeding
Learn how you can participate in a society-wide approach to support mothers and babies who are breastfeeding.

Connect with Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity