Infant Journal
for neonatal and paediatric healthcare professionals

The BAPM framework for pre-hospital management of the baby born at extreme preterm gestation

The unplanned birth of a baby in the pre-hospital environment, regardless of gestation, is always a concern for pre-hospital clinicians. When that baby is born before the point of viability, this is not only a distressing time for the parents but also for the clinicians who are tasked in dealing with the highly emotional situation.

Aimee Yarrington
Midwife and Paramedic, College of Paramedics

Amanda Mansfield MBE
Joint Royal Colleges Ambulance Liaison Committee (JRCALC) Representative for Maternity and Newborn Care, Consultant Midwife, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Dawn Kerslake
Consultant Midwife, South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Trust

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