July 17, 2017

Why is it important to prevent early childhood malnutrition?

Written by FHI 360

The first 1,000 days of life are critical for children to reach their full potential. Kavita Sethuraman, Senior Advisor for Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition at FHI 360, discusses the long-term consequences of child malnutrition. She addresses the need to prevent these impacts by improving infant feeding and focusing on nutrition for adolescent girls and pregnant or postpartum women.