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Table 1 Demographics of the 78 babies

From: Providing newborn resuscitation at the mother’s bedside: assessing the safety, usability and acceptability of a mobile trolley

  Number Percentage
Gender:   
   Male 43 55%
   Female 35 45%
Twin birth 7* 9%
Concern about fetal hypoxia 15 19%
Mode of delivery:   
   Caesarean section 45 58%
   Normal vaginal 20 26%
   Instrumental vaginal 12 15%
   Vaginal breech 1 1%
Gestation at birth:   
     Median (range), weeks 34 (24–41)
Birthweight   
   Median (range) grams 2470 (520–4080)  
   < 1500 g 25 32%
Admitted to Neonatal unit 54  
Median umbilical arterial blood pH (range) 7.28 (7.04-7.43)  
Median umbilical venous blood pH (range) 7.34 (7.12-7.46)  
  1. *7 babies were twins, from 4 pregnancies.