Baby Friendly Spaces: Holistic Approach for Pregnant, Lactating Women and their very young children in Emergency
The goal of the BFS is a holistic psychosocial program that aims at providing comprehensive support to children and their caregivers who are facing emergency situations. This includes:
-Helping the family to adapt care practices to the emergency and post emergency context
-Improving the well-being of pregnant women, infants, young children and their mothers/ caregivers, taking into account life experiences, past and present difficulties
-Providing a safe and private space for pregnant, lactating women and their infants
-Helping families to facilitate child development and survival
The Baby Friendly Space’s main objective is to take care of the mother/ caregiver in order to support her/him to take care of the child/infant.