Helping babies breathe around the world

J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2013 Mar-Apr;42(2):243-6. doi: 10.1111/1552-6909.12019. Epub 2013 Feb 1.


Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) is an educational curriculum using the train-the-trainer model to teach neonatal resuscitation in resource limited areas. The purpose of this evidence-based program is to reduce global neonatal mortality by educating birth attendants to provide basic neonatal resuscitation. This program directly addresses the Millennium Developmental Goal #4 of reducing child mortality.

MeSH terms

  • Asphyxia Neonatorum / diagnosis
  • Asphyxia Neonatorum / mortality*
  • Asphyxia Neonatorum / nursing*
  • Curriculum
  • Developing Countries
  • Evidence-Based Nursing
  • Female
  • Global Health
  • Humans
  • Infant Mortality*
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Intensive Care, Neonatal / organization & administration*
  • Male
  • Resuscitation / education*