In the age of COVID-19, many families are wanting to leave the hospital as soon as possible after delivering a new baby. But is it the right thing to do? Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, attending neonatologist at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, talks about the many factors that must be considered for the health and safety of both mothers and newborns, key newborn screenings, the role primary care providers can play in monitoring infants who were discharged early, resources for new mothers, and more.
Listen in as Katie Lockwood, MD, a primary care pediatrician at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discusses hot topics in primary care with CHOP subject-matter-experts as they weigh in on issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians. This podcast is for general informational and educational purposes only and is not to be considered as medical advice for any particular patient. Clinicians must rely on their own informed clinical judgment in making recommendations to their patients.
This Primary Care Perspectives Podcast episode was originally released on April 23, 2020.
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