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The Best Practices in this section apply to staff, administration, and providers who care for expecting and/or postpartum mothers, and newborns, in the outpatient setting.
Labor and Delivery
The Best Practices in this section apply to staff, administration, and providers who provide inpatient care to women who are pregnant, in labor, or immediately postpartum.
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Click below to see the Best Practices for each topic area
Screening Assessment and Level of Care Determination
Topic areas include: universal screening with a validated verbal screening tool, maternal urine toxicology and the role of explicit/implicit bias, selective newborn biological toxicology testing, and more.
Transition of Care
Topic areas include: creating a dyad-centered Plan of Safe Care, implementing a discharge checklist, linking to home visitation programs and other resources, communication with the follow-up newborn provider, and more.