Recomendación para disminuir el riesgo de colapso súbito e inesperado posnatal

2020 Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria  
Early skin-to-skin contact (SSC) between mothers and healthy term newborns is a key part of the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative Standards. SSC immediately after birth provides cardiorespiratory stability, improves prevalence and duration of breastfeeding, improves maternalinfant bonding and decreases maternal stress. There is a concern about cases of sudden unexpected postnatal collapse during a period of SSC with the infant prone on the mother´s chest. Said collapse includes both severe
more » ... t lifethreatening event and sudden unexpected early neonatal death in the first week of life. Even if considered rare, consequences are serious with death in half of the cases and remaining disability in majority of the cases reported. For these reasons during SSC and for at least the first 2 hours after delivery, health care personnel in the delivery and recovery room should observe and assess for any sign of decompensation in the infant.
doi:10.5546/aap.2020.s107 pmid:32470283 fatcat:7dfesyarqnhxxai6asi5xvo2w4