A behaviour change intervention with lipid-based nutrient supplements had little impact on young child feeding indicators in rural Kenya

Poor infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices are associated with linear growth faltering. Our objective was to evaluate the impact of a nutrition and water and sanitation for health intervention on three IYCF indicators-minimum dietary diversity (MDD), minimum meal frequency (MMF), and minimum acceptable diet (MAD) in Kenyan children.


Byrd, K., Dentz, H.N., Williams, A., Kiprotich, M., Pickering, A.J., Omondi, R., Kwena, O., Rao, G., Arnold, C.D., Arnold, B.F., Dewey, K.G., Colford, J.M. Jr., Null, C., Stewart, C.P. (2018)
Maternal and Child Nutrition, online first 12 Sept