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.