Table 4

Proportion of auxiliary midwives (AMWs) reporting specified childbirth and newborn care practices

Reported practicesnPercentage
Childbirth practices (two items)
Use a clean birth kit21983.6
Perform Active Management of Third Stage of Labour21682.4
Performing both practices for clean and safe childbirth20979.8
Immediate new born care practices (four items)
Warming (wrapping the baby to keep warm)22284.7
Breast feeding at once (immediately)18169.1
Clean cord care15258.0
Wipe nose, mouth of newborn with clean cloth or gauze19172.8
Performing all the immediate new born care practices8130.9
AMWs who reported practising six safe and clean childbirth and immediate new born care practices7428.2