Follow-up Care of the Healthy Newborn American Academy ...

The timing of initial follow-up care of newborns after nursery discharge is based on several factors: the newborn’s gestational age and postnatal age at hospital discharge, whether the newborn is breastfeeding or formula feeding, the quality and efficiency of the newborn’s feeding abilities, and the presence of risk factors that predispose to complications or an increased risk for early ...…

Conjunctivitis Pink Eye Newborns CDC

Jan 04, 2019 · Newborns with symptoms of conjunctivitis (pink eye) should see a doctor right away. Neonatal conjunctivitis is a red eye in a newborn caused by infection, irritation, or a blocked tear duct. When caused by an infection, neonatal conjunctivitis can be very serious. Symptoms and Causes of Conjunctivitis in Newborns…

Newborn Screening - aap.org

Newborn Screening Fact Sheet for Providers and Families The federal Maternal Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration and health literacy researchers at Louisiana State University developed the following materials to help health care professionals provide parents with easy to understand newborn screening information.…

Welcome to NRP

The Neonatal Resuscitation Program® (NRP®) course conveys an evidence-based approach to care of the newborn at birth and facilitates e ffective team-based care for healthcare professionals who care for newborns at the time of delivery.…

Amount and Schedule of Formula Feedings - HealthyChildren.org

Jul 24, 2018 · After the first few days: Your formula-fed newborn will take from 2 to 3 ounces (60–90 mL) of formula per feeding and will eat every three to four hours on average during her first few weeks.(Breastfed infants usually take smaller, more frequent feedings than formula-fed infants). During the first few weeks: If your baby sleeps longer than four to five hours and starts missing feedings, ……

Monitoring Your Newborns Weight Gain

The weight of a newborn is often used as a marker of general health, so it makes sense that it is something everyone is monitoring. But how does a parent know if their child is gaining weight at a healthy rate? There are some general guidelines parents can look ……