Perinatal Care Evidence Based Practice

  • Percent of patients delivered electively between the gestational age of 37 weeks and 39 weeks without medical indications for delivery. Medical indications must be documented in the record prior to induction or scheduled Cesarean section. Gestational age must be written in numeric format (37 1/7, 38 3/7).
  • Patients at risk of preterm delivery at >=24 and <32 weeks gestation receiving antenatal steroids prior to delivering preterm infant.
  • Percent exclusive breast milk feeding. Must include documentation that the mother was educated on the benefits of breast milk and risk of bottle milk by the nurse. Physician’s progress note needs to acknowledge mother’s choice and education.​

Perinatal Care