Helping Babies Breathe Around the World


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Carrie Steele, RN, MSN, NNP-BC, CPNP-AC, School of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Claire M. Fagin Hall- 1P, 418 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096.


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.