First Aid for Women and Newborns. Where Hom Birth is Necessary or Common

This brief discusses the following key points:

  • The Home Based Life Saving Skills approach helps communities provide safe, acceptable, and feasible emergency care during home births.
  • Key to the approach is strengthening links between home, community, and referral facilities through community mobilization.
  • Training of home birth teams uses an assessment of methods, including picture cards and role plays, to maximize learning for participants with varying ability to read.
Length: 
2 p
Year: 
2006
Organization: 
INFO Project at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Communication Programs
Languages: 
English