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Right after Birth – Complete Check-up

Author GreatDad Writers
Submitted 07-11-2006

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, soon after delivery most doctors or nurses also:



  • Measure the newborn’s weight, length, and head.
  • Take the baby’s temperature.
  • Measure his breathing and heart rates
  • Give the baby a bath and clean the umbilical cord stump

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