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Essential Care for Small Babies

A hands-on training program for care of small babies at birth by the American Academy of Pediatrics, based on the latest WHO guidelines.

The curriculum covers the period after birth and addresses interventions that support the needs of preterm and low-birthweight babies.

Features

Essential Care for Small Babies (ECSB) is part of the evidence-based suite of training program called Helping Babies Survive. Read more about them here.

The Helping Babies Survive - Essential Care for Small Babies educational material includes:

Action Plan Wall Poster

A simple, pictorial, step-by-step wall chart for essential care of small babies after birth. 

Facilitator Flip Chart

An educational tool to assist and guide instructors to train healthcare providers in essential small baby care.

Provider Guide

An educational guide and quality improvement tool for healthcare providers to provide essential care for small babies after birth, to be used both during the training and in the facility. 

Parent Guide

An educational and skill-building resource for parents small babies.

The curriculum is currently available in English with either African or International Graphics.

If you want to hold an ECSB training, you need the ECSB curriculum and the following:

It takes around 1 day to teach ECSB.

Pricing

Catalogue No. 993-002XX

HBS ECSB Facilitator Flip Chart Set

$27
HBS ECSB Facilitator Flip Chart Set

1 Action Plan Wall Poster, 1 Facilitator Flip Chart

Catalogue No. 993-001XX

HBS ECSB Provider Guides (Qty. 20)

$18
HBS ECSB Provider Guides (Qty. 20)

20 Provider Guides

Catalogue No. 993-005XX

HBS ECSB Extra Parent Guides (Qty. 100)

$15
HBS ECSB Extra Parent Guides (Qty. 100)

100 Parent Guides

Catalogue No. 993-00433

HBS ECSB Extra Action Plan Posters (Qty. 5)

$6
HBS ECSB Extra Action Plan Posters (Qty. 5)

5 ECSB Action Plan Wall Posters

*When ordering, replace XX with the relevant language and graphics code

 

07 – French, African graphics
29 – Spanish, International graphics
33 – English, International graphics (minimum order quantity of 500 Facilitator Flip Chart Sets, 8 weeks lead time)
37 – French, International graphics (minimum order quantity of 500 Facilitator Flip Chart Sets, 8 weeks lead time)
41 – English, African graphics

Other language and graphics options can be download for free at the Helping Babies Survive site.

Laerdal Global Health has committed to offer its products on a not-for-profit basis to the countries with the highest maternal and neonatal mortalities, which have not yet reached the targets set by Sustainable Development Goal 3.  If you do not qualify for not-for-profit pricing, please order from Laerdal Medical.

A preterm simulator with realistic appearance and weight to support training in thermal and nutritional support for small babies. 

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