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close this bookAdvising Mothers on Management of Diarrhoea in the Home - A Guide for Health Workers (WHO, 1993, 18 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
View the documentBasic skills
View the documentInformation summary sheet (blank)
close this folderPractising the steps
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View the documentStep 1: Ask the questions
View the documentStep 2: Praise and encourage helpful behaviours
View the documentStep 3: Advise the mother what else to do
View the documentStep 4: Check the mother's understanding
View the documentReview of information using the Mother's Card
View the documentReview of the steps
View the documentSumming-up exercise
View the document(Optional): Refer the mother to a small group session if necessary
View the documentLeading a demonstration


Now that you have practised the three basic skills, you can learn and practise the steps needed to advise mothers well. Some of the basic skills will be repeated in the various steps; some skills will be new.