Rooming-In Policy

  1. All neonates delivered by spontaneous vaginal delivery weighing 2500 g. and above without maternal risk factors and with good APGAR scores (7 and above on the 1st and 5th minute will be roomed-in.)
  2. Proper endorsement to ward nurse shall be done by the DR staff before the baby is given to the mother. The parents shall asked to sign acknowledgement form upon receiving the baby.
  3. Monitoring and giving of medications will be done by the ward nurse.
  4. Bathing of the baby shall be done by the NICU/LR staff at NOC shift, and the midwife/ staff nurse in the ward at AM shift.