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1 HOSPITAL NAME INSTITUTIONAL POLICY AND PROCEDURE (IPP) Department: Manual: Section: TITLE/DESCRIPTION POLICY NUMBER Newborn Care: Immediate EFFECTIVE DATE REVIEW DUE REPLACES NUMBER NO. OF PAGES APPROVED BY APPLIES TO PURPOSE To outline care of the newborn immediately following birth. RESPONSIBILITY This procedure is performed by the RN. NA may perform certain aspects as delegated by the RN. CROSS REFERENCES POLICY PROCEDURE STEPS: KEY POINTS: 1. Perform hand hygiene. 2. Put on gloves. 3. Place baby under radiant warmer immediately after birth. 4. Dry infant, cover head with hat and wrap in warm blankets. 3. Infants lose a great deal of heat through radiation and evaporation. 4. Infants lose excessive heat via convection. 5. Assess immediately after birth: Patency of airway Respiratory effort Need for suctioning Need for stimulation and resuscitation measures. 6. Assess and assign Apgar Score at 1 and 5 minutes. 6. The Apgar score consists of the following parameters: respiratory effort heart rate skin color muscle tone Standards Page 1 of 5

2 reflexes A score of 0 is give if the parameter is not present. A score of 1 is given if the parameter is somewhat present. A score of 2 is given if the parameter is fully present. 7. Assess infant continuously for signs of respiratory distress. 8. Take axilliary temperature of infant and assess infant for signs of cold stress. 8. Infant temperature should be above 36.4 C. Infants lose heat through evaporation, radiation, conduction and convection. 9. Evaluate thermoregulatory environment. (See procedure,hospital Thermoregulation in the Newborn Immediately After Birth Procedure.) 10. Assess infant for signs of hypoglycemia. 10. Jitteriness and lethargy can both indicate hypoglycemia in newborns. 11. Identify infant. Place infant s footprints on Hollister form and on complimentary certificate. Place mother s right index fingerprint on Hollister form. Complete four Hollister ID tags and place in ID bands. Two RN s can check bands if mother is asleep. Check to be sure the numbers on all the bands are the same. Show bands to mother and explain purpose, double checking band numbers with her. Place two Hollister ID bands on infant and one on mother and one on primary support person. Put one on infant s arm and one on leg. 12. Apply Hollister clamp 2.5cm from umbilicus and cut cord off above the clamp 12. Double check cord on bottom side before clamping to be sure no skin is under clamp. 13. Weigh infant. Standards Page 2 of 5

3 14. Encourage mother/ infant contact. 15. Transport infant to nursery within 2 hours of birth, or immediately if signs of any of the following occur: Hypothermia (<36.4 ) Respiratory distress Hypoglycemia If infant is not transferred to newborn nursery within 2 hours a complete Head to toe assessment must be completed. 15. An infant may remain with mother for more than two hours if stable and she wishes. Document head to toe assessment on the newborn care path. 16. Administer Vitamin K within one hour of birth. 16. This must be administered by labor and delivery nurse if the infant is not in the nursery within 1 hour of birth. 17. Administer ophthalmic suspension within one hour of delivery. 18. Keep bulb syringe with infant at all times. Transport with infant to nursery. 19. Instruct mother not to give infant to anyone other than her nurse. 20. Report to nursery nurse: Name and Sex Time of birth Method of feeding Type of delivery High risk factors Anomalies Mother s blood type Blood type Confirmation of cord bloods to lab Confirmation of ID band number Complications Abnormal findings on review of systems 20. Transfer must be done by RN or LPN who is prepared in emergency measures. Significant other may accompany nurse to nursery. DOCUMENTATION: Complete Delivery Summary, Hollister Identification Form, and Infant MAR. Document review of systems within two hours of birth on the newborn clinical pathway. FORMS Standards Page 3 of 5

4 EQUIPMENT Infant Resuscitation Equipment: Neopuff Kit Laryngoscope #0 and #1 Laryngoscope blades (check bulb before using) Infant endotracheal tubes (2.5, 3.0, 3.5) Stylettes Infant Emergency Cart (outside Delivery Room #1) Radiant infant warmer Baby pack (blanket and towel) Foot print sheet Hollister bands Hollister form Disposable gloves Warm blanket Infant hat Thermometer Erthromycin ophthalmic ointment Vitamin K REFERENCES Simpson,KR,& Creehan, PA.(2001). AWHONN Perinatal Nursing (2 nd ed). Philadelphia: Lippencott, Williams and Wilkins. Simpson,KR,& Creehan,PA.(1998). AWHONN Competence Validation for Perinatal Care Providers. Philadelphia:Lippencott Martin,EJ, (2002) Intrapartum Management Modules (3 rd ed). Philadelphia: Lippencott, Williams and Wilkins. Besuner, P. (2002). AWHONN s, Template for Protocols and Procedures for Maternity Services. AWHONN APPROVAL: Standards Page 4 of 5

5 Prepared by Reviewed by Approved By Approved By Latest Revision Approved By Name Signature Date Standards Page 5 of 5

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