Pethidine to the mother in labour should not be given in a dosage of more than 50 mg. as recommended.
The prompt recognition and management of asphyxiated babies would prevent brain damage.
The 1-minute Apgar score is important for management of the baby and the 5-minute score as an indication of possible neurological damage.
The number of abnormal deliveries should be reduced.
KeywordsApgar Score Pethidine Caesarian Section Placenta Praevia Baby Clinic
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