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Table 2 Postrandomization criteria for withdrawal from the study

From: What is the impact of mother’s bed incline on episodes of decreased oxygen saturation in healthy newborns in skin-to-skin contact after delivery: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Delivery related
 (a) caesarean section or instrumental delivery (forceps, vacuum)
 (b) maternal fever > 38 °C
 (c) maternal hemodynamic instability (hypotension, tachycardia, impaired consciousness, poor perfusion, notable pallor) or any other type of ailment
 (d) umbilical cord prolapsed
 (e) signs of fetal “distress”, with fetal scalp pH < 7.25 or umbilical artery pH < 7.20
 (f) any other obstetric complication
 (g) use of sedatives or relaxants during or after delivery
Neonate related
 (a) need for resuscitation measures
 (b) intrapartum-diagnosed major malformation
 (c) Apgar score ≤ 7 at 1, 5, or 10 min
 (d) presence of symptoms before 10 min of life
 (e) birth weight < 2300 g or > 4500 g