Emily Godfrey
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Caring for premature and micro preemies is a constant weighing of options for neonatal doctors and nurses working in NICUs.

Caring for premature and micro preemies is a constant weighing of options for neonatal doctors and nurses working in NICUs. Here is some science what professionals go through on a daily basis caring to critical preemie babies.

This pin was labeled "Midwife Thinking", but I think that most midwives would go for the Gaskin Manuevar (rotate to hands/knees) first given that it is the most effective way to resolve dystocia. On the other hand, my OB made it to "Enter: rotational manuevars" during my first birth to resolve dystocia. ~Nicole Raber

I would probably start out with rolling her onto her knees, but then again since most of my mommas kneel (traditionally how women deliver in South Sudan) or give birth on the birth stool, I haven't seen a shoulder dystocia in more than a year

Delayed Cord Clamping

Delayed Cord Clamping: our local EMS protocols recommend waiting minutes AND keeping the baby at vaginal height to prevent too much blood rushing in/out until you clamp the cord (hold off putting baby into mom for just a moment!