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Table 1 Implementation of best quality standards of care in labour, delivery, birth, and breastfeeding support for women without COVID-19 vs with mild COVID-19. BFHI maternity hospitals in Spain, May 2020

From: Good practices in perinatal care and breastfeeding protection during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic: a national situation analysis among BFHI maternity hospitals in Spain

  Without COVID-19 With mild COVID-19  
  N = 50
n (%)
N = 50
n (%)
p
Companion of choice during labour 50 (100) 42 (84) 0.003
Companion of choice during delivery 12 (24) 9 (18) 0.06
Immediate skin-to-skin after birth 26 (52) 16 (32) 0.04
Breastfeeding in the first hour of life 25 (50) 18 (36) 0.15
Rooming-in 49 (98) 37 (74) <  0.001
Companion of choice during hospital stay 45 (90) 34 (68) 0.006
Breastfeeding support 47 (94) 39 (78) 0.02
Follow-up if discharged early 45 (90) 39 (78) 0.10
Special breastfeeding support measures 18 (36) 20 (40) 0.68
  1. N total responses, n hospitals that implemented the practice for all deliveries, excluding emergency caesarean section