Neonatal Resuscitation

Neonatal Resuscitation ensures that the baby's transition from the mother's womb to the external environment is free from any issues.

Dr. Jain is always prepared to perform Resuscitation if needed. She is proficient in this skill & ensures safety of your newborn to the fullest. It is recommended that the newborn should be delivered on the mother's abdomen; this early initiation of skin-to-skin contact goes a very long way in ensuring a smooth transition of the fetus into the neonatal period.

Immediately after birth, the newborn should be assessed for any need for Resuscitation. Most newborns will turn out to be breathing well, and they will not require any resuscitation. For all such newborns, the clamping of the umbilical cord should be delayed for more than one minute. These babies will need routine newborn care while being with their mother.

A few new ones will have some problems in breathing, and they will need assistance in the form of the initial steps of Resuscitation. Even a lesser proportion will require positive pressure ventilation.

Very few newborns do not respond to these basic steps, and they will need further advanced steps of Resuscitation like:

  • Intubation
  • Chest compressions
  • Medications