Care of the Normal Newborn

Published by National Neonatology Forum of India on Nov 26, 2023

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NNF/2023/CPG/2023.2.0

 

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National Neonatology Forum of India

About us: National Neonatology Forum (NNF), established in 1980, is the professional association of neonatologists of India. It currently has more than 9000 members (https://www.nnfi.org/about-us). NNF has been instrumental in bringing up neonatology and neonatal care services in India to the forefront. It is actively involved in advocacy, policy-making, capacity-building, and improving quality of care. One of its important mandates is to draw out evidence-based recommendations for neonatal care at different levels. The members of NNF have developed expertise and experience in using GRADE methodology and have released several clinical practice guidelines over the years which are available online (https://www.nnfi.org/cpg) as well as in Google and Apple Playstores (NNF CPG) as app. 

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Office-bearers 2022:

President: Dr. Siddharth Ramji
President-Elect: Dr. Praveen Kumar
Secretary: Dr. Dinesh Tomar
Past President: Dr. Ranjan Kumar Pejaver
Vice President: Dr. Vikram Dutta
Treasurer: Dr. Surender Bisht
Jt. Secretary: Dr. Dinesh Chirla

 

Office-bearers 2023:

President: Dr. Praveen Kumar
President-Elect: Dr. Sushma Nangia
Secretary: Dr. Surender Bisht
Past President: Dr. Siddharth Ramji
Vice President: Dr. Alok Bhandari
Treasurer: Dr. Amit Upadhyay
Jt. Secretary: Dr. Srinivas Murki
Immediate Past Secretary General: Dr. Dinesh Tomar

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PICOS

PICO 5.1

Population
Term healthy neonates
Intervention
Breastfeeding support
Comparator
No breastfeeding support
Outcomes

PICO 6.1

Population
Term healthy neonates
Intervention
Pre-discharge weighing
Comparator
No pre-discharge weighing
Outcomes

PICO 7.1

Population
Term breastfed infants
Intervention
Vitamin D supplementation
Comparator
Placebo OR No supplementation
Outcomes

PICO 8.1

Population
Term, healthy neonates
Intervention
Whole-body massage with/without oil
Comparator
No massage
Outcomes

PICO 9.1

Population
Newborns
Intervention
Chlorhexidine (CHX) application
Comparator
Dry care or No care
Outcomes

PICO 10.1

Population
Newborn infants
Intervention
Routine antibiotic prophylaxis
Comparator
No prophylaxis
Outcomes

PICO 11.1

Population
Stable newborn infants after discharge from hospital
Intervention
Home visit(s) by designated personnel
Comparator
No home visit
Outcomes

PICO 12.1

Population
Stable Newborns
Intervention
Sunlight Exposure
Comparator
No Sunlight Exposure
Outcomes

PICO 13.1

Population
Stable newborns
Intervention
Soap application
Comparator
No soap application
Outcomes

PICO 14.1

Population
Stable newborn
Intervention
Sleeping in supine position
Comparator
Sleeping in non-supine position
Outcomes

PICO 15.1

Population
Stable neonates
Intervention
Bedding-in
Comparator
No bedding-in
Outcomes

PICO 16.1

Population
stable neonates (1b)
Intervention
Kangaroo mother care
Comparator
Hypothermia prevention strategies (other than KMC)
Outcomes