Newborn Care

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PNC Pre-Discharge Checklist Asia

Job Aid from Maternal and Child Survival Program

Complete checklist for all mothers and newborns before discharge from the birthing facility.

Asia English
Study time: 30 mins 30 mins

PNC Pre-Discharge Checklist Africa

Job Aid from Maternal and Child Survival Program

A complete checklist of items for every mother and newborn. 

Africa English
Study time: 30 mins 30 mins

Postnatal Care Bedside Pre-Discharge Poster- Asia Context

Job Aid from Maternal and Child Survival Program

After birth, all mothers and newborns need to stay in the facility for at least 24 hours to receive necessary health checks, counseling and care before discharge.

Asia English
Study time: 20 mins 20 mins

Postnatal Care Bedside Pre-Discharge Poster- Africa Context

Job Aid from Maternal and Child Survival Program

After birth, all mothers and newborns need to stay in the facility for at least 24 hours to receive necessary health checks, counseling and care before discharge.

Africa English
Study time: 20 mins 20 mins

How to use chlorhexidine for umbilical cord care

Video from Medical Aid Films

This film explains how to provide care for a newborn baby and demonstrates how to effectively use the antiseptic, chlorhexidine, to provide safe umbilical cord care after birth as recommended by the World Health Organisation. This film is for use ...

Africa Global English French Swahili
Study time: 5 mins 5 mins

Managing Severe Infection in Newborns

Video from Global Health Media Project

This video reviews 5 key signs of severe infection in newborns, and provides 2015 WHO treatment guidelines when referral is possible and when it is not.

Africa Asia Global Latin America English French Spanish
Study time: 9 mins 9 mins

Home Visit for the Newborn

Video from Global Health Media Project

This video shows important features of a home visit for a newborn in the week after birth, focusing on care and assessment.

Africa Asia Global Latin America English French Spanish
Study time: 8 mins 8 mins

Giving an Intramuscular Injection

Video from Global Health Media Project

This video shows how to safely draw up and give an intramuscular injection to a young baby.

Africa Asia Global Latin America English French Spanish
Study time: 6 mins 6 mins

Preparing Ampicillin and Gentamicin for Injection

Video from Global Health Media Project

This video shows how to prepare and draw up ampicillin and gentamicin for injection for a young baby.

Africa Asia Global Latin America English French Spanish
Study time: 7 mins 7 mins

Preparing and Giving Oral Amoxicillin

Video from Global Health Media Project

This video shows how to prepare amoxicillin correctly and some helpful tips for giving it to the young baby.

Africa Asia Global Latin America English French Spanish
Study time: 7 mins 7 mins

Chlorhexidine for Newborn Cord Care

Video from Global Health Media Project

This video shows how to apply chlorhexidine gel to the cord stump.

Africa Asia Global Latin America English French Spanish
Study time: 3 mins 3 mins

Timed and Targeted Counselling for Health and Nutrition, 1st Edition (Spanish)

Course, Job Aid, Other training resource from World Vision International

World Vision’s Timed and Targeted Counselling (ttC) for Health and Nutrition is globally recognised as one of the most comprehensive curricula for training community health workers in maternal and child health. It is currently being deployed in 23 countries in ...

Latin and Central America region Spanish

Timed and Targeted Counselling for Health and Nutrition, 1st Edition (French)

Course, Job Aid, Other training resource from World Vision International

World Vision’s Timed and Targeted Counselling (ttC) for Health and Nutrition is globally recognised as one of the most comprehensive curricula for training community health workers in maternal and child health. It is currently being deployed in 23 countries in ...

West Africa French

Timed and Targeted Counselling for Health and Nutrition, 2nd edition: A Comprehensive Training Course for Community Health Workers

Course, Job Aid, Other training resource from World Vision International

World Vision’s Timed and Targeted Counselling (ttC) for Health and Nutrition is globally recognised as one of the most comprehensive curricula for training community health workers in maternal and child health. It is currently being deployed in 23 countries in ...

Global English

Bangladesh Toolkit

Course from Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP)

3 eLearning courses for Family Planning, MNCH and Nutrition

Bangladesh Bangla

Early Initiation of Breastfeeding

Video from Global Health Media Project

Within the first few hours after birth, most healthy newborns will instinctively move to their mother’s breast and attach on their own. This video shows early breastfeeding initiation through the journeys of 3 newborns and ways to support the practice ...

Africa Asia Global Latin America English
Study time: 11 mins 11 mins

Expressing and Storing Breastmilk

Video from Global Health Media Project

Expressing breastmilk can relieve breast fullness, soften the breasts, and make it easier for the milk to flow. It is also important to maintain a mother’s milk supply during separation and make milk available for someone else to feed the ...

Africa Asia Global Latin America English
Study time: 9 mins 9 mins

Helping a Breastfeeding Mother

Video from Global Health Media Project

Breastfeeding is natural, but a skill that takes time and practice. With observation and tactful guidance, health workers can help mothers prevent problems and succeed with breastfeeding. This video shows how to observe and support a breastfeeding mother using the ...

Africa Asia Global Latin America English
Study time: 11 mins 11 mins

Breastfeeding Positions

Video from Global Health Media Project

The way a mother holds her baby affects how easy it is for her baby to feed effectively. This video shows basic points important for any position and then demonstrates several common positions that have worked well for many mothers ...

Africa Asia Global Latin America English
Study time: 10 mins 10 mins

Postpartum Care

Course from Global Health eLearning Center

This course orients learners to the postpartum period and recommended care while recognizing realities in the field. An estimated 70% of women in developing countries do not receive postpartum care. This course discusses strategies to prevent postpartum mortality and morbidity ...

Global English
Study time: 2 hours 2 hours