Local Guidelines Of Interest

Monitoring of Infants

Neonatal abstinence – I should mention that as of May 13, 2015 this will be going under review with the concept that we may increase our use of clonidine to be first line treatment and at higher and more frequent dosing than currently recommended in this guideline.  This is based on the following paper and those that came before it



Delayed cord clamping – at this point we do not do cord milking in addition to delayed cord clamping but this may change with time.

Management of Hypoglycemia

Management of hypoglycemia – use of glucose gel has drifted down towards sugars as low as 1.5

Glucose Gel Instructions

Infectious Disease

Management of the Infant at Risk of GBS sepsis


Process for intubating a newborn including who may do so.