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10.11.01.00.htm 10.11.01.00. Title 10 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE Subtitle 11 MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH Chapter 01 Identification of Infants Authority: Health-General Article, §2-104(b) 20-401, and 20-402, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.11.01.01.htm 10.11.01.01. 01 Scope.. These regulations affect all institutions or related facilities, as defined in Regulation .02 of this chapter, that deliver a newborn infant from its mother.
10.11.01.02.htm 10.11.01.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In these regulations, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) "Born" means the complete expulsion or extraction of a product of human conception from its mother, regardless of the period of gestation, if, after the expulsion or extraction, it breathes or shows any other evidence of life, such as heartbeat, pulsation of the umbilical cord, or definite movement of voluntary muscle, whether or not the umbilical cord is cut or the pla
10.11.01.03.htm 10.11.01.03. 03 Identification of Newborn Infants ― Mandatory Procedure.. A. An institution shall perform the infant identification procedures described in this regulation:. 1) Immediately after the birth of the infant; and. 2) Before the mother and infant are separated.. B. An individual employed by the institution who attends the birth shall securely attach matching identification bands to the wrists of the mother and infant. An additional matching band may be attached the infant's father or
10.11.01.04.htm 10.11.01.04. 04 Identification of Newborn Infants ― Additional Procedures Permitted.. A. An institution may perform additional identification procedures on an infant before the infant leaves the delivery room. These methods do not link mother and infant, but may be useful in establishing the identity of an infant, and include:1) Cord blood sampling;. 2) Footprinting;. 3) Taking a color photograph of the infant;.
10.11.01.9999.htm 10.11.01.9999. Administrative History Effective date:. Subtitle 11 Midwifery effective February 1, 1957; repealed effective July 12, 1987 (14:14 Md. R. 1572) ―Regulations .01―03 adopted effective December 25, 1989 (16:25 Md. R. 2710) ―. Chapter revised effective April 6, 2009 (36:7 Md. R. 524).
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