There are a wide variety of practices for cord care
at birth and until the separation of the stump.
To this end several pilot studies have affirmed the feasibility of training traditional birth attendants in simple techniques of newborn resuscitation, cord care
and early initiation of breast feeding, all of which have a major impact on newborn survival.
There are 18 orthopedic Shriners Hospitals, three Shriners Hospitals dedicated to treating children with severe burns, and one Shriners Hospital that provides orthopedic, burn and spinal cord care
MNT represents a very high proportion of the total tetanus disease burden due mainly to inadequate immunization services, limited or absent clean delivery services and improper post-partum cord care
The sheet will include an easy-to-read overview of the class discussion, covering everything from umbilical cord care
, to bathing and diapering a newborn to six-month old.
For example, newborn bodysuits will offer a cut-out for umbilical cord care