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    Postnatal care

    This guideline covers the routine postnatal care that women and their babies should receive in the first 8 weeks after the birth. It includes the organisation and delivery of postnatal care, identifying and managing common and serious health problems in women and their babies, how to help parents form st...

    WHO recommendation on uterine balloon tamponade for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage

    Postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) is commonly defined as a blood loss of at least 500 mL within 24 hours after birth and affects about 5% of all women giving birth around the world. Globally, nearly one quarter of all maternal deaths are associated with PPH and, in most low-income countries, it is the main ca...

    WHO recommendation on routine antibiotic prophylaxis for women undergoing operative vaginal birth

    Direct maternal infections around the time of childbirth account for about one tenth of the global burden of maternal death. Women who experience peripartum infections are also prone to severe morbidity and long-term disabilities such as chronic pelvic pain, fallopian tube blockage and secondary infertil...

    Diabetes in pregnancy: management from preconception to the postnatal period

    This guideline covers managing diabetes and its complications in women who are planning pregnancy or are already pregnant. It aims to improve the diagnosis of gestational diabetes and help women with diabetes to self-manage their blood glucose levels before and during pregnancy....

    Guideline No. 402: diagnosis and management of placenta previa

    J. obstet. gynaecol. Can; 42 (7), 2020
    To summarize the current evidence and to make recommendations for diagnosis and classification of placenta previa and for managing the care of women with this diagnosis. To manage in hospital or as an outpatient and to perform a cesarean delivery preterm or at term or to allow a trial of labour when a di...

    Intrapartum care for healthy women and babies

    This guideline covers the care of healthy women and their babies, during labour and immediately after the birth. It focuses on women who give birth between 37 and 42 weeks of pregnancy (‘term’). The guideline helps women to make an informed choice about where to have their baby. It also aims to reduc...

    WHO recommendations on newborn health: guidelines approved by the WHO Guidelines Review Committee

    This publication on WHO recommendations related to newborn health is one of four in a series; the others relate to maternal, child and adolescent health. The objective of this document is to make available WHO recommendations on newborn health in one easy-to-access document for WHO staff, policy-makers, ...

    Safe midwifery staffing for maternity settings

    This guideline covers safe midwifery staffing in all maternity settings, including at home, in the community, in day assessment units, in obstetric units, and in units led by midwives (both alongside hospitals and free-standing). It aims to improve maternity care by giving advice on monitoring staffing l...

    Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance

    This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illne...

    Counselling for maternal and newborn health care: a handbook for building skills

    This Handbook focuses on counselling and communicating with women, their families and communities to promote the health of mothers and newborns. When we talk about counselling in this book we are talking about counselling for maternal and newborn health specifically, and this is explored in more detail i...