NICE advises a more personalised approach to postnatal careBMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7561.219-c (Published 27 July 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:219
- Rebecca Coombes
A low rate of breast feeding and inconsistent healthcare advice to new mothers are targeted by new clinical guidelines on postnatal care for England and Wales.
The guidance, issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) sets out a standard of care that women and their new babies can expect from labour through to eight weeks after birth.
It recommends personalised care for mothers—in which …