Baby Care Unit
BABY CARE UNIT;
Duygu Hospital has its own Baby Care Unit with in the maternity. Baby Care Unit is place to keep babies temporarily for the first time after birth in order to give bath, to screen tests. The first evaluation of the newborn baby is done by the pediatrician in this department. Early risk factors are identified in this assessment. The family is informed at every stage, by planning according to these risks.
The most important function of the Baby Care Unit is to inform about the importance of breastfeeding and breast milk for both mothers and mother candidates.
Duygu Hospital was awarded BABY FRIENDLY HOSPITAL in 2009.
Within this program, where the baby and mother are brought together as soon as possible after delivery (within half an hour to 1 hour), mother feeding is started with breast milk and the
n only mother's milk is offered with additional food until 2 years old. Within the baby-friendly hospital program, both departmental employees and all unit workers related to mothers and babies are regularly trained in breastfeeding and families are supported on this issue.