Name of Office: NCDPC
At the heart of the protocol are four (4) time-bound interventions:
1) immediate and thorough drying,
2) early skin-to-skin contact followed by,
3) properly-timed clamping and cutting of the cord after 1 to 3 minutes, and
4) non-separation of the newborn from the mother for early breastfeeding initiation and rooming-in.