Nebraska joins Count the Kicks Campaign to prevent stillbirths. LIsten to what Dr. Bonebrake, NPQIC Co-Medical Director had to say. Order free patient education materials here. Encourage your pregnant mothers to use the kick app.

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Upcoming Events

Hyperbilirubinemia Improvement Project Web-Conference, DATE CHANGED TO September 23rd.    Dial In: 1-866-906-9330      Participant Code: 6970483#

Breastfeeding Web-Conference to Improve Hospital Breastfeeding Practices, October 18th from 12:00-1:00 pm   Dial In: 1-866-906-9330      Participant Code: 6970483#

NICU Innovations Web-Conferece, October 28th from 12:00-1:00 pm     Dial In: 1-866-906-9330      Participant Code: 6970483#


Breastfeeding in Nebraska:  Results Reveal Opportunities 

Data submitted by Nebraska birthing hospitals reveal opportunities for improvement in delivery of evidence-based care to breastfeeding mothers and babies. Practices that will help improve performance on Exclusive Breastfeeding (Perinatal Core Measure 5) were included.

Of the reporting Nebraska hospitals:

  • 28% do not meet target for skin-to-skin contact immediately after birth
  • 20% do not meet target for putting babies to breast within one hour of birth
  • 58% do not meet target for skin-to-skin contact during routine newborn procedures
  • 59% do not meet target for keeping moms and babies together
  • 76% do not meet target for supplementation with non-breastmilk
  • 28% still give mothers formula company discharge packs
  • 24% still routinely separate mothers and babies for transition after vaginal birth

Register your hospital for this important improvement project. NPQIC will assist you with your work and web conferences will be held for participating hospitals to share and learn from each other.

View the one hour webinar explaining Nebraska results and recommended practices and Download slides








Contact us to learn more about improving the delivery of evidence-based health care for mothers and newborns.

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