The BetterBirth Program is focused on ensuring better health and wellbeing for women, newborns, and infants by improving quality and standards of care, minimizing complications, and ending preventable deaths. By generating evidence and working with impacted communities to co-design effective and actionable tools, information, and resources, we aim to equip providers with the support they… Continue reading Senior Project Manager, BetterBirth
Researchers from Ariadne Labs’ BetterBirth Program and study partners presented key findings from the Low Birthweight Infant Feeding Exploration (LIFE) study during an April 26, 2022 webinar. 20.5 million infants are born low birthweight each year. These infants account for more than 80% of newborn deaths and are at increased risk for illness, growth deficits,… Continue reading BetterBirth Program and Study Partners Present Results of LIFE Study on Recent Webinar
Join us on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 from 9:00am-10:30am EDT for a live webinar to learn about the new evidence for improving outcomes for moderately low birthweight infants in limited-resource settings. During this webinar, study investigators will share the key findings from the Low Birthweight Infant Feeding Exploration (LIFE) study and will engage in an important dialogue on the… Continue reading Register now: Low Birthweight Infant Feeding Exploration (LIFE) Webinar Study Findings: A One-Year Birth Cohort
The Executive Summary details study findings for infants from birth to one year. It outlines key actions for an evidence-based approach to improve growth, survival, and development outcomes for these infants, with a focus on early identification of the highest risk infants to allow for early intervention.
Creating tools for effective implementation.
Commentary from the BetterBirth team published in Lancet Global Health on how the Checklist is most effective when implemented as part of a larger quality improvement initiative and calls for more research.
The Checklist should be just one part of an overall strategy to achieve high-quality maternal and neonatal care Since launching in 2015, the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist has been regarded as an important tool in closing safety gaps in maternal and neonatal care. But, as a recent commentary co-authored by Ariadne Labs’ BetterBirth Program, Jhpiego,… Continue reading New Commentary Highlights Unfinished Research Agenda for WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist
Published in BMJ Open the BetterBirth team aimed to assess time use and the specific time requirements to incorporate the WHO Safe Childbirth Checklist into clinical practice
Published in the Journal of Global Health Reports, the BetterBirth team shares important insights about how to adapt, implement, evaluate, and sustain use of the Checklist.