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Newborn Care - Important Steps - IPC Mobile Episodes 'Ammaji'

Medium Mobisode
Language(s) Hindi
Description Synopses:
This mobile episode dwells upon the essentials of newborn care.

Question: What are the important steps a mother should remember to follow immediately after the birth?
Voice Over Answer:
o Mother should keep the baby in skin to skin contact to keep it warm
o Wrap the baby in a clean cloth and keep him/her next to the mother
o Baby should be fed first milk (colostrum) within the first hour of birth
o Baby should be breastfed exclusively for the first six months
o Mother should wash hands with soap before handling the baby
o Placenta should be kept clean and nothing should be apply on it

Question: What are the signs when a newborn should be taken to a health worker?
Voice Over Answer:
o Baby is not able to breastfeed
o Baby is cold or has fever
He/she is not moving or moving only when touched

Suggested Audience: Mothers, fathers, mother-in-laws, care givers, ANM, AHSA, AWW and community members.
Keyword(s) Newborn, pregnant woman, delivery, nutrious food, exclusive breastfeeding, colostrum, cleanliness, hand washing, ANM, Anganwadi, ASHA, fever, skin to skin contact
Programme Communication for Development (C4D)
Sub-category Facts for Life Communication Initiative
Office New Delhi
Details Mobisode, 13:32 minutes
Date Created 08-Oct-2016
File Size 17.93 MB
Ref No C4D/FFLCI/1326