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Was Your Baby Born Healthy?

? Gestation:
37 to 42 completed weeks

? Birth weight:
2500 to 4000 gm

? Breathing:
Spontaneous, regular and rate between 30 to 59 per minute

? Color:
Pink, but slight bluish discoloration of limbs soon after birth is considered normal

? Heart rate:
100 to 160 beats per minute

? Axillary temperature:
97.7°-99.5°F (36.5° – 37.5° C)

? Head circumference:
33 to 38 cm

? Urine:
Pass within 24 to 48 hours

? Stool (Meconium):
Pass within 24 to 48 hours

? Sleep:
Usually sleeps around 18 hours a day

? No obvious congenital malformation

If the answers are “YES”, then you have a healthy baby..

** Exclusively breastfeed your baby up to six months. ** Vaccinate your child. ** During diarrhoea treat your baby with Saline (ORS) in addition to breast milk. ** Don’t receive treatment for your baby through telephone. ** Nothing is substitute for or equivalent or superior to breast milk. ** Donate blood and save life.