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Management at birth and routine postnatal care 

Management at birth and routine postnatal care
Management at birth and routine postnatal care

Grenville Fox

, Nicholas Hoque

, and Timothy Watts

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date: 06 August 2021

This chapter contains information about babies needing extra observation and support, including transitional care. Also assessment and management of common post-natal ward problems is described, including dysmorphic babies and Down’s syndrome, congenital naevi and rashes, babies of drug-using mothers and neonatal abstinence, developmental dysplasia of the hip, spinal abnormalities, Erb’s palsy, and talipes equinovarus.

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