Bacha Khan Medical Complex MTI-Swabi

Attached Teaching Hospital of
Gajju Khan Medical College Swabi Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Premature Baby’s Graduation Ceremony

Swabi: The graduation ceremony of a preterm baby was held at NICU MTI GKMC/BKMC Swabi. The Ceremony was attended by HOD Paediatrics Associate Professor Dr. Sajjad Ur Rahman, Associate Medical Director Dr. Muhammad Saqib, assistant Professor Dr. Inayat Ullah, Paediatrics Residents, House officers, and Nursing staff.

This Premature baby remained admitted at NICU for 35 days. He delivered in a vehicle at 26+4 weeks gestation weighing 800 grams only. He fought all the odds of prematurity. Had overwhelming sepsis with Septic shock which was managed with Antibiotics and inotropes.

He was provided Kangaroo Mother Care (KMC) as well at NICU. Mother was trained in looking after the baby, hand hygiene, KMC, and giving Expressed breast Milk (EBM). He has been discharged on room air, NGT Feeding, and advice for ROP Screening was given.

Parents appreciated the hospital nursing staff and doctors for providing standard care to their baby.