The Evidence for Breastfeeding and Thermal Care: Key Elements of Essential Newborn Care

 By Stephen Hodgins, MD Senior technical advisor, Saving Newborn Lives, Save the Children  Breastfeeding and thermal care are particularly potent determinants of newborn survival. Yet both have received disproportionately little program attention. Save the Children’s Saving Newborn Lives program has published a pair of evidence briefs on early initiation of breastfeeding...

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Helping Babies Grow

Laerdal Global Health (LGH) is committed to reducing the staggering rates of newborn morbidity and mortality in low resource settings through hands on, simulation-based training, highly affordably tools, locally owned implementation and broad endorsement. Helping Babies Breathe, developed by AAP in collaboration with Laerdal Global Health and launched in 2009,...

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Nurse-Identified Barriers To Providing Newborn Care In India: How Do They Fit With The Sustainable Development Goals?

Relative and absolute poverty continues to be a prevalent issue around the world that impacts all aspects of people’s lives. Receiving adequate health care, specifically in the neonatal period, is highly important due to the vulnerabilities that exists around complications during and after birth. However, there are many barriers to...

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