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Table 2 Implementation of best standards of perinatal care in women without COVID-19 vs with mild COVID-19. Pre-pandemic vs the COVID-19 pandemic, 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 Pre-pandemic   Mild COVID-19 Pre-pandemic  
  n/N (%) n/N (%) p n/N (%) n/N (%) p
Companion of choice during labour 50/50 (100) 48/48 (100) 1 42/50 (84) 48/48 (100) 0.003
Companion of choice during delivery 12/50 (24) 23/48 (47.9) 0.01 9/50 (18) 23/48 (47.9) 0.001
Immediate skin-to-skin contact after birth 26/50 (52) 30/48 (62.5) 0.29 16/50 (32) 30/48 (62.5) 0.002
Breastfeeding in the first hour of life 25/50 (50) 33/48 (68.8) 0.59 18/50 (36) 33/48 (68.8) <  0.001
Rooming-in 49/50 (98) 48/48 (100) 0.32 37/50 (74) 48/48 (100) <  0.001
Companion of choice during hospital stay 45/50 (90) 47/48 (97.9) 0.10 34/50 (68) 47/48 (97.9) < 0.001
Breastfeeding support 47/50 (94) 48/48 (100) 0.08 39/50 (78) 48/48 (100) < 0.001
  1. N Total responses, n hospitals that implemented the practice for all deliveries, excluding emergency caesarean sections