Basics of newborn care - English

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Outline:

1. How to handle a newborn a. hand hygiene b. how to hold a newborn 2. Umbilical cord care a. precautions b. infections 3. Feeding and burping a newborn a. initiation of breastfeeding b. exclusive breastfeeding c. skin to skin contact d. hunger cues e. burping 4. Diapering a. how to clean a newborn after each bowel movement b. precautions 5. Diaper rash a. what is diaper rash b. causes c. prevention and treatment 6. Sleeping basics a. sleeping pattern b. sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) c. precautions