CARE OF MOTHER AND BABY IMMEDIATELY AFTER DELIVERY

Provide the following care for the first two hours after complete delivery of the placenta.

General measures

  • Constant attention; Never leave mother and baby alone
  • Request the mother or attendant to report any unusual changes in the mother and baby to the health worker
  • Record any findings, treatment, and procedures in the Postpartum Record

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