Learn about different types of infections during pregnancy and childbirth. Learn about universal infection prevention/ infection control protocols.
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.
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)
World Health Organization (WHO) hopes for every pregnant woman receiving high quality of care and support throughout pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period. WHO has outlined eight standards for the quality of maternity care.
Early breastfeeding is the process of beginning to breastfeed the newborn right after, or within one hour of childbirth. Read about what conditions in the mother and new born baby might prevent early establishment of breast feeding.