Five Ways To Reduce Infant Mortality

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1.  Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) reduces newborn deaths more than 50 percent – more effective than incubators.  Wow!

2.  Steroid injection given to mothers in preterm labor reduces deaths for preterm babies by 53 percent.  Wow!

3.  Tetanus toxoid immunization

4.  Folic acid for prevention of neural tube defects or spina bifida

5.  Antibiotics for preterm pre-labor rupture of membranes

~ by cmb0414 on March 31, 2010.

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