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Table 4 Volunteer infant feeding and care counselling intervention meeting guide

From: A cluster randomised controlled trial of the community effectiveness of two interventions in rural Malawi to improve health care and to reduce maternal, newborn and infant mortality

Visit 1 Visit 2 Visit 3 Visit 4 Visit 5
Pregnancy After birth
3rd trimester 1st week 1 month 3 months 5 months
*Introduction
*Early BF
*Exclusive BF
*PMTCT
*Birth-preparedness
*Family planning and condoms
*Attachment & positioning
*Exclusive BF
*Vaccinations
*Warmth
*Hygiene
*Danger signs
*Family planning and condoms
*Advice on BF problems
*Attachment & positioning
*Exclusive BF
*Vaccinations
*Warmth
*Hygiene
*Danger signs
*Discuss weaning at 6 m
*Advice on BF problems
*Attachment & positioning
*Exclusive BF
*Vaccinations
*Warmth
*Hygiene
*Danger signs
*Discuss weaning at 6 m
*Advice on BF problems
*Attachment & positioning
*Exclusive BF
*Vaccinations
*Warmth
*Hygiene
*Danger signs
*Discuss weaning at 6 m
*Discuss weaning foods
*Advice on BF problems