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Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been much debate around what is best for new mothers with suspected or confirmed Covid-19, with a number of misconceptions leading some countries to separate mothers from their babies and isolate them in a secure area.
Regarding the transmission of Covid-19, the World Health Organisation’s official advice is that mothers and babies are a special case, as the risk of transmission is greatly outweighed by the health benefits of mother and baby contact, such as Kangaroo Mother Care and breastfeeding.
Newborns is incredibly proud of our doctors and nurses for leading the way to overcome fear and uncertainty to keep mothers and babies together. We would also like to thank everyone who answered our call and helped raise funds for equipment and hand hygiene items that have kept our mothers and babies safe throughout this challenging year.
In this time of COVID pandemic it is even more important that continue with training to support our doctors and nurses to manage more complex cases as transfer within the City and […]
I have worked with Newborns Vietnam, teaching neonatal nurses since 2017. Every trip to Vietnam is for me a joy, always with a warm and friendly welcome back. Since 2019 I have […]
Dr Julian Eason, shares his experience of teaching in Vietnam. Going to work in any country but your own can put you out of your comfort zone. My initial fears were unfounded […]
Newborns is excited to announce the provision of lifesaving equipment to Moc Chau General Hospital made possible by a grant from the British Chamber of Commerce (BritCham). Last month, Newborns was […]
Through last year’s successful Giving Tuesday appeal, we were able to raise funds to supply 2 Emergency Boxes to 6 hospitals in and around Hanoi, but due to Covid-19, we were unable […]
A round of applause for our amazing doctors and nurses from Phu San Hanoi Hospital, St Paul Hospital, Vietnam National Children’s Hospital who, despite the demands of battling Covid-19, supporting anxious families […]
On 15th May, Newborns celebrated International Kangaroo Mother Care Awareness Day 2021, a global event celebrated around the world every year by organisations, health professionals and parents. Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) […]
5th May was World Hand Hygiene Day, a day where we promote, demonstrate, and celebrate best hand hygiene practice. Due to Covid-19 we are all aware of the importance of washing our […]
Newborns started the week with joy and celebration as we congratulated nurses from Duc Giang, Dong Anh, Hoai Duc and Gia Lam hospitals for completing the final week of nurse training for […]
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