A-After turning on a stopwatch, what will you do immediately in managing this newborn? (1 mark)
B-Besides heart rate and breathing, what two further features will you assess in this newborn? (1 mark)
C -The newborn starts to cry, when will you clamp the umbilical cord? (1 mark)
Dry the baby, remove the wet towels and wrap the baby in dry towels
Activity/muscle tone (e.g. limp, active movements)
Color (e.g. pale, blue, pink)
Grimace reflex irritability (e.g. grimace, cry)
For uncompromised term and preterm infants, a delay in cord clamping of at least one minute from the complete delivery of the infant.
For infants requiring resuscitation, resuscitative intervention remains the immediate priority.
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