Guidelines for Care of the Late Preterm Infant

The late preterm infant (LPI) requires frequent assessment and close observation due to their inherent risks and medical vulnerability compared to the term infant. These guidelines focus on these infants cared for in a postpartum setting and will support health care providers in the proactive approach to the care requirements, assessment, monitoring, and discharge planning of the late preterm infant.

Date Revised: 
November, 2021