Table 1

Questions regarding resuscitation preferences according to parents’ wish*

Gestational week†Parents’ wish towards resuscitationYour preferred treatment strategy‡
22+3/7No treatment12345
Unknown12345
Full care12345
23+3/7No treatment12345
Unknown12345
Full care12345
24+2/7No treatment12345
Unknown12345
Full care12345
  • *Part of the questionnaire.

  • †Assume 48 hours after prenatal steroid treatment, regardless of your institute’s policy.

  • ‡(1) No resuscitation, compassionate treatment only. (2) ‘Non-invasive’ resuscitation procedures only (eg, no intubation, no chest compressions, no medications). (3) Intubation and positive pressure ventilation only and only if the newborn is vital (ie, had body movements and/or breathing effort). (4) Full resuscitation as needed only if the newborn is vital. (5) Full resuscitation as needed in any case.