Beyond basic care of a newborn baby, hospitals should counsel new mothers about danger signs in their infant, and postpartum depression, C-section incision care, illnesses and infections to watch out for after delivery.
Skin-to-skin care, or “Kangaroo Care” means placing the dried and unclothed newborn baby on the mother’s bare chest with a light blanket covering the baby. Skin-to-skin contact stabilizes the newborn, promotes mother-baby bonding and helps establish early breastfeeding.
Learn about different types of infections during pregnancy and childbirth. Learn about universal infection prevention/ infection control protocols.
An infographic depicting the states with the highest and lowest maternal mortality rates in India, the global maternal mortality rates, and the decline in India’s maternal mortality from 1990 to 2015.
Your questions about “Together-For Her Health” program answered. New mothers can review their hospitals on their maternity experience, with criteria based on Quality of Care parameters defined by the World Health Organization (WHO)