Care of Small Babies: Referring a Small Baby

Video summary

Small babies are especially vulnerable when sick or very low weight. Recognizing the seriousness of a baby’s problem and transferring him or her quickly to a hospital can be lifesaving. This video—for health workers—shows how to stabilize a baby for transport and the key features of a referral for a small sick baby. This video is available in English and the below languages:

Global Health Media Project’s Small Baby Series includes 27 teaching videos, providing in-depth coverage on best-practice care of babies born too small or too soon. See summary info here for more information. 

For information on narrating this video in other languages, please contact: Peter Cardellichio –


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