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New perinatal care standards - what exactly will change?

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What rights do you have to be born? What is the medical staff obliged to do? How should care of a woman and a newborn baby look after giving birth? Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski presented new standards of perinatal care, which will apply from January 1, 2019. What exactly will change?

Health Minister Łukasz Szumowski and Deputy Minister Józef Szczurek-Żelazko, during a press conference at the Ministry of Health, announced the most important points of the new organizational standards of perinatal care.

The meeting was also attended by experts who, together with the team appointed by the Minister, prepared draft standards: prof. Ewa Helwich - national consultant in the field of neonatology, prof. Krzysztof Czajkowski - national consultant in the field of obstetrics and gynecology and Ewa Janiuk - midwife, vice-president of the Supreme Chamber of Nurses and Midwives.



As we read in the draft Regulation of the Minister of Health on the standard of organizational perinatal care, it takes…