Emory Nursing Maternal and Neonatal Health in Ethiopia Partnership

Evidence-Based MNH Care Package

Mother

Newborn

Care at delivery:
  • Clean delivery
  • Uterotonics (misoprostol)
  • Uterine massage
Postpartum health assessment:
  • Breast check
  • Bleeding check
  • Trauma check (fistula)
  • Fever check
Counseling:
  • Breast care
  • Nutrition (esp. fluids)
  • Personal hygiene
  • Rest
  • Uterine massage
  • Illness recognition and care seeking
Postnatal health assessment:
  • Resuscitation
  • Color check
  • Activity check
  • Feeding check
Counseling:
  • Promotion of immediate, exclusive breastfeeding
  • Thermal care, kangaroo mother care
  • Hand-washing
  • Clean cord care
  • Illness recognition and care seeking
  • Case management and pneumonia (where part of national policy)