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WHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and Newborn

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WHO Recommendations on Postnatal Care of the Mother and Newborn

Publisher: World Health Organization
ISBN-13: 9789241506649
Number of pages: 72

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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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