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How To Care For A Newborn - The First Hours After Delivery
How To Care For A Newborn - The First Hours After Delivery

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Safe Delivery and Healthy Newborn

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HealthPhone: How To Care For A Newborn - The First Hours After Delivery


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The primary intended audiences of this film are communities and birth attendants; it can be used by activists, community health workers, nurses and midwives who run community education programmes. It is a shorter version of the "How to care for a newborn" full length film featured on this channel.

This film teaches the routine key steps to follow immediately after the delivery of a newborn in case it could not take place at a health centre. It covers in particular the importance of drying and breastfeeding the baby as well as the correct way to cut the cord to prevent infections. It also presents the danger signs to look out for in the first few days of life.

It encourages the early referral of the newborn to a health centre.
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2 December, 2013

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