Table 2

Infant characteristics

N=73
Birth weight in grams3050 (700–4011)*
Gestation (weeks+days)38+5 (25+1 to 42+1)*
 Preterm (<37 weeks)11 (15%)†
 Late preterm (32–36+6)7 (10%)†
 Very preterm (28–31+6)3 (4%)†
 Extreme preterm (<28 weeks)1 (1%)†
Apgar scores
1 min9 (0–9)*
5 min10 (2–10) *
Male:female43 (59%):30 (41%)†
Positive SARS-CoV2 test after birth2 (3%)†
Admitted to NICU15 (18%)†
Indication for admission
 Prematurity7 (47%)†
 Resp distress5 (33%)†
 Mild Hypoxic Ischaemic Encephalopathy1 (7%)†
 Hypoglycaemia1 (7%)†
 Sepsis1 (7%)†
Roomed in with mother in hospital‡57 (98%)†
Breast fed at the time of discharge‡57 (98%)†
Congenital malformations2 (3%)†
All cause mortality1/73 (1%)†
  • *Median (range).

  • †Number (percentage).

  • ‡Of the infants cared for on postnatal ward N=58.