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    WHO recommendation on Calcium supplementation before pregnancy for the prevention of pre-eclampsia and its complications

    The primary goal of this recommendation is to improve the quality of care and outcomes for pregnant women and women intending to become pregnant, particularly those related to prevention of pre-eclampsia, eclampsia and resulting complications. This recommendation may be of interest to professional societ...

    Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis and management

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure), including preeclampsia, during pregnancy, labour and birth. It also includes advice for women with hypertension who wish to conceive and women who have had a pregnancy complicated by hypertension. It aims to improve care du...

    Ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage: diagnosis and initial management

    This guideline covers diagnosing and managing ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage in women with complications, such as pain and bleeding, in early pregnancy (that is, up to 13 completed weeks of pregnancy). It aims to improve how early pregnancy loss is diagnosed, and the support women are given, to limit ...

    Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies

    This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no antenatal care. It aims to improve experiences and outcomes for women and thei...

    WHO recommendations on home-based records for maternal, newborn and child health

    A home-based record is a health document used to record the history of health services received by an individual. It is kept in the household, in either paper or electronic format, by the individual or their caregiver and is intended to be integrated into the health information system and complement reco...

    WHO recommendation on tranexamic acid for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage

    The primary audience includes health professionals who are responsible for developing national and local health protocols (particularly those related to PPH) and those directly providing care to pregnant women and their newborns, including midwives, nurses, general medical practitioners, obstetricians, m...

    Guía de práctica clínica sobre lactancia materna

    Esta guía se ha elaborado con el objetivo de identificar cuáles son las condiciones que favorecen el inicio, la instauración y el mantenimiento de la lactancia materna y de incluir recomendaciones basadas en pruebas científicas que ayuden a los profesionales sanitarios a dar respuesta a los problemas...

    Guideline: Protecting, Promoting and Supporting Breastfeeding in Facilities Providing Maternity and Newborn Services

    Breastfeeding is the cornerstone of child survival, nutrition and development and maternal health. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, followed by continued breastfeeding with appropriate complementary foods for up to 2 years or beyond. T...

    Updates on HIV and infant feeding: the duration of breastfeeding and support from health services to improve feeding practices among mothers living with HIV

    WHO guidelines on HIV and Infant Feeding in 2010 for the first time recommended the use of antiretroviral drugs to prevent postnatal transmission of HIV through breastfeeding. This resulted in a major change from an individualised counselling approach toward a public health approach regarding how materna...