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Community Video (Niger): All Women Need Good Nutrition

Hassan is preparing to go on a journey. His wife, Maimouna, goes to the health center for her prenatal visit, where a health worker gives her iron and folic acid tablets (IFA) and discusses how to properly take the tablets to avoid side effects. He also explains the importance of IFA tablets and proper nutrition for the health of the mother and child, and for all women and girls of childbearing age. At home, Maimouna shares this information with her husband, who educates family members to take care of Maimouna during pregnancy and lactation while he is away. When Hassan leaves, the women eat and provide Maimouna with nutritious foods.

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