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Discahrge criteria of premature babies

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I have a premature baby 33 weeks in a stable condition, sucking very well. Wt: 2 kg. I am thinking about discharge him. I did search about the discharge criteria of premature babies I couldn't find the GA one of them.

What do you think?

Thanks

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Have you considered kangaroo mother care? Once the mother has been taught and understands and practices 24 HR KMC in the hospital- the mother and baby could be discharged to continue KMC at home with follow up in 3 days and then weekly until term and 2500g.

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We often send home stable premature babies of less than that weight and GA, because if we left them in the unit  they get infected.

First we train the mother. Make sure his breastfeeding well. And controling temperature in a basinete with a lamp for 24hrs..

We check them every other day during the first week ( with weight ). then weekly until 2,500 gr.

Believe me they do better at home, but training the mother or the grandmother is key to sucess.

Kangaroo care is another good aproach . Good luck.!!! Blessings for the baby.  :)

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If baby gaining weight on Bf for last three day and mother is able to givebfherself wirhout supprt

We plantodischage on kmcor we advise to maintain room temperature about 28 to 3 0

Advise close follow up 4 to 5days after discharge and than every wk till36 wk ga orcoss wt2.5 kg

Than monthltly

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