WHO recommendations on maternal and newborn care for a positive postnatal experience

WHO report

Highlights

This is a consolidated guideline of new and existing recommendations on routine postnatal care for women and newborns receiving facility- or community-based postnatal care in any resource setting. It provides a comprehensive set of recommendations for care during the postnatal period, focusing on the essential package that all women and newborns should receive, with due attention to quality of care; that is, the provision and experience of care. This guideline updates and expands upon the 2014 WHO recommendations on postnatal care of the mother and newborn, and complements existing WHO guidelines on the management of postnatal complications.

WHO recommendations on maternal and newborn care for a positive postnatal experience
Author(s)
WHO
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Languages
English
ISBN
9789240045989

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