What is given to a newborn at birth

What is given to a newborn at birth
When a baby is born, there are a few routine medical procedures that are typically performed shortly after birth. 
These may include:
  1. Apgar score assessment: A quick evaluation of the newborn’s physical condition, including heart rate, breathing, muscle tone, reflexes, and skin color.

  2. Drying and warming: The baby is dried and wrapped in a warm blanket to help regulate their body temperature.

  3. Eye drops or ointment: Antibiotic eye drops or ointment may be given to help prevent eye infections caused by bacteria transmitted during delivery.

  4. Vitamin K injection: A single injection of vitamin K may be given to help prevent bleeding in the newborn.

  5. Hepatitis B vaccine: The first dose of the hepatitis B vaccine is typically given to newborns within the first 24 hours of life to protect against the hepatitis B virus.

  6. Blood tests: A small blood sample may be taken to screen for certain genetic disorders and other health conditions.

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