Family births

Taking into account the current epidemiological situation in the country and the progressive vaccination process against COVID-19 and responding to numerous requests to participate in childbirth, we decided to enable family births in the hospital from July 1, 2021. The organizational rules of the visits are presented below:
  1. During labor, it may be accompanied by:
    1. Recovery (up to 180 days from positive PCR for SARS-CoV-2)
      • show your recovery certificate
      • positive PCR or antigen test for SARS CoV-2
    2. Vaccinated person
      • 14 days after the second dose of the two-dose vaccine
      • 14 days after single dose vaccine
      • proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or EU COVID certification
      • must be shown
  2. Principles of the sanitary regime
    1. Airing the room
    2. Hand disinfection
    3. Using a mask that covers the mouth and nose
    4. Keep a distance of at least 1.5 meters
    5. Protective apron
    6. Package (mask, gloves, apron can be purchased)
  3. Details of the accompanying person should be entered in the patient’s documentation.
  4. Companion must not be infected.

Dr Bożena Szkolny Chairwoman of the Hospital Infection Control Team

Krzysztof Pliszek Deputy Medical Director Provincial Hospital in Bielsko-Biała