WHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and Newborn
Publisher: World Health Organization 2013
Number of pages: 72
The postnatal period is a critical phase in the lives of mothers and newborn babies. Most maternal and infant deaths occur during this time. Yet, this is the most neglected period for the provision of quality care. WHO guidelines on postnatal care have been recently updated based on all available evidence. The guidelines focus on postnatal care of mothers and newborns in resource-limited settings in low- and middle-income countries.
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- National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health
The guideline will be useful to clinicians in providing high-quality care for women with antenatal and postnatal mental health problems while also emphasising the importance of the experience of care for women and their families and carers.
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- World Health Organization
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