AAP Policy Statement—Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns

April 19, 2010. Posted in: Blog Posts

From February, in case you haven’t seen it…

AAP Policy Statement—Hospital Stay for Healthy Term Newborns (PDF file; Feb 2010)

…all efforts should be made to keep mothers and infants together to promote simultaneous discharge…
…the breastfeeding mother and infant should be assessed by trained staff regarding breastfeeding position, latch-on, and adequacy of swallowing)…