2011 Florida Statutes
MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH CARE
Administration of maternal and child health programs.
Breastfeeding policy for “baby-friendly” facilities providing maternity services and newborn infant care.
Prophylactic required for eyes of infants.
Report of inflammation or discharge in infant’s eyes.
Penalty for violation.
Use of information by department.
Screening for metabolic disorders, other hereditary and congenital disorders, and environmental risk factors.
Newborn and infant hearing screening.
Legislative intent; perinatal intensive care services.
Definitions; ss. 383.15-383.21.
Regional perinatal intensive care centers program; authority.
Standards; funding; ineligibility.
Community-based prenatal and infant health care.
Maternal and child health report.
Black infant health practice initiative.
Birth Center Licensure Act; short title.
Licensure and regulation of birth centers; legislative intent.
Definitions of terms used in ss. 383.30-383.335.
Administration of birth center.
Birth center facility and equipment; requirements.
Minimum standards for birth centers; rules and enforcement.
Selection of clients; informed consent.
Patients consenting to adoptions; protocols.
Education and orientation for birth center clients and their families.
Prenatal care of birth center clients.
Performance of laboratory and surgical services; use of anesthetic and chemical agents.
Agreements with consultants for advice or services; maintenance.
Transfer and transport of clients to hospitals.
Postpartum care for birth center clients and infants.
Inspections and investigations; inspection fees.
Birth and death records; reports.
Administrative penalties; moratorium on admissions.
Establishing, managing, or operating a birth center without a license; penalty.
Provider hospitals; practice parameters; peer review board.
Limitations on civil and administrative liability.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Stephanie Saboor Grieving Parents Act; disposition of fetus; notification; forms developed.
Child abuse death review; State Child Abuse Death Review Committee; local child abuse death review committees.
Public records and public meetings exemptions.
Treatment of surrendered newborn infant.
Confidentiality; identification of parent leaving newborn infant at hospital, emergency medical services station, or fire station.