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Table 3 Recommendations According to Week of Gestation as of 2015 (German speaking countries update) [14]

From: Decision-making at the limit of viability: the Austrian neonatal choice context

Country Year Weeks of gestation
22 23 24 25
Argentina 2012 CC NR NR NR
Australia 2006 CC CC AC AC
Australia 2013 CC PW PW AC
Austria (Updated according to Austrian GL) [15] 2017 CC PW AC AC
Belgium 2014 CC CC PW PW
Canada 2012 CC IND IND AC
Finland 2014 IND IND AC AC
France 2010 CC CC PW AC
Germany (Updated according to German GL) [16] 2014 IND PW AC AC
FIGO, international association 2006 NR NR NR NR
ILCOR, international association 2006 CC NR NR NR
WAPM, international association 2010 CC IND AC AC
European Resuscitation Council 2010 CC PW PW AC
Ireland 2006 CC CC PW PW
Italy 2008 IND IND IND IND
Japan 2012 NR NR NR NR
Dutch Paediatric Society, the Netherlands 2006 CC CC IND AC
Dutch Ministry of Health, the Netherlands 2010 NR NR AC AC
New Zealand 2011 NR NR NR NR
Poland 2011 CC CC IND AC
Portugal 2012 CC CC AC AC
Singapore 1998 IND IND IND AC
Spain 2004 CC NR NR NR
Sweden 2004 CC IND IND AC
Switzerland (Updated according to Swiss GL) [17] 2011 CC CC PW AC
Nuffield Council, United Kingdom 2006 CC PW AC AC
BAPM, United Kingdom 2009 CC CC AC AC
Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, United Kingdom 2014 CC IND IND AC
AAP, United States 2009 IND IND IND IND
ACOG, United States 2012 IND IND IND IND
AHA, United States 2010 CC PW PW AC
Joint Workshop, United States 2014 CC IND AC AC
  1. AAP American Academy of Pediatrics, AC active care, ACOG American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, AHA American Heart Association, BAPM British Association of Perinatal Medicine, FIGO International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics, ILCOR International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation, IND individualized care, CC comfort care, NR no recommendation, PW parental wishes, WAPM World Association of Perinatal Medicine