VLBW infants and positioning - page 3

I worked in a unit in the past where we kept all infants less than, I think it was 1500 gms, who were on a ventilator, in the midline position for the first 7 days of life. This meant they had to... Read More

  1. by   ScammRNC
    in my level 3 nicu, we keep all babies under 30 weeks on vents or cpap midline for 72 hours or until their first head us, whichever is first. many time we are not even allowed to go side to side, just supine/midline.