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Fetus and Newborn Committee

Position Statements Practice Points

Position Statements

Newborn male circumcision

Posted: Sep 8 2015

Red blood cell transfusion in newborn infants

Posted: Apr 4 2014 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017

Going home: Facilitating discharge of the preterm infant

Posted: Jan 10 2014 Updated: Apr 28 2016 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017

Premedication for endotracheal intubation in the newborn infant

Posted: Mar 1 2011 Reaffirmed: Feb 1 2016

Safe discharge of the late preterm infant

Posted: Feb 1 2011 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017

Prevention and management of pain in the neonate: An update

Posted: Feb 1 2007 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017

Perinatal brachial plexus palsy

Posted: Feb 1 2006 Reaffirmed: Feb 1 2016

Recommendations for neonatal surfactant therapy

Posted: Feb 22 2005 Updated: Jan 30 2015 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017

Screening guidelines for newborns at risk for low blood glucose

Posted: Dec 1 2004 Reaffirmed: Feb 1 2016

Routine administration of vitamin K to newborns

Posted: Dec 1 1997 Reaffirmed: Feb 1 2016

Practice Points

Kangaroo care for the preterm infant and family

Posted: Mar 1 2012 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017

Inhaled nitric oxide use in newborns

Posted: Feb 1 2012 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017

Hypothermia for newborns with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

Posted: Jan 1 2012 Reaffirmed: Jan 30 2017