are presented with a Newhints bag containing all the essential
materials needed to examine a newborn baby and counsel a pregnant/recently
delivered woman. The materials include the following:
to keep track of contacts with families, scheduling and recording
cards - drawings and written instructions
on newborn care practices.
slip - to send with mother and sick/very small
baby to hospital to expedite care.
for newborn assessment - these include:
- Weighing Scale with sling (the scale is divided into
3 colours to denote weight category: Green = >2.5kg, Yellow
= 1.5kg - 2.49kg, and Red = <1.5kg)
- Timer to measure number of breaths
The CBSV outfit is completed with a bag,
ID card with name and photograph, and light-blue T-shirt