Home based life saving skills: promoting safe motherhood through innovative community-based interventions.

@article{Sibley2001HomeBL,
  title={Home based life saving skills: promoting safe motherhood through innovative community-based interventions.},
  author={Lynn M. Sibley and Sandra Tebben Buffington and Dietmar Beck and D. Armbruster},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2001},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={258-66}
}
In much of the developing world, home birth with unskilled attendants is the norm, and maternal and neonatal mortality rates are high. A comprehensive approach to address this problem needs to upgrade referral facilities and strengthen the skills of trained health care providers. To improve pregnancy outcomes, a program must also provide education, motivation, and mobilization of pregnant women, families, and communities (whose members must come to a common understanding of the need for and the… CONTINUE READING

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