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Community Video (Niger): How to Exclusively Breastfeed?

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Zaru visits her friend Aicha, and asks how Aicha is able to combine successfully exclusive breastfeeding with her work. Aicha explains that her family helps to reduce her work load, and her husband ensures Aicha has enough healthy food. When Zaru does not know how to discuss this with her family, Aicha and Zaru see the community health worker (CHW). After the CHW has explained some common misunderstandings about breastfeeding, she follows Zaru home and after some discussion, her husband and mother-in-law agree to support Zaru in exclusively breastfeeding her child.

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