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Infant and Newborn Care

  • By: Angela J. Garner M.D. & Danielle Webster
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The goal of routine care for newborns and infants is to promote healthy development through proper nutrition, routine vaccinations, and early detection and prevention of disease.

Neonatal Period

Directly after delivery, neonates should be assessed using the APGAR score. ...

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