9.6.3  Birth preparedeness and complication readiness

As you learned in the Antenatal Care Module (Study Session 13), birth preparedness and complication readiness are the pillars of safer labour and delivery. So assist your community to organise themselves into birth preparedness teams, which have the leadership, knowledge, funding and transport to transfer mothers to the nearest health facility if there is an emergency such as obstructed labour.

9.6.2  Using the partograph

9.6.4  Nutritional education