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    Guideline No. 416: labour, delivery, and postpartum care for people with physical disabilities

    J. obstet. gynaecol. Can; 43 (6), 2021
    To describe evidence-based practice for managing the labour, delivery, and postpartum care of people with physical disabilities in Canada. This guideline addresses the needs of people with physical disabilities, with a focus on conditions that affect strength and mobility, as well as those that affect ne...

    Guideline: infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission - 2 ed

    In 2018, the World Health Assembly, through resolution WHA71.9 on infant and young child feeding, affirmed that “the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding contributes substantially to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals on nutrition and health and is a core element of qual...

    WHO recommendations: intrapartum care for a positive childbirth experience

    This up-to-date, comprehensive and consolidated guideline on essential intrapartum care brings together new and existing WHO recommendations that, when delivered as a package, will ensure good-quality and evidence-based care irrespective of the setting or level of health care. The recommendations present...

    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 recommendations: induction of labour at or beyond term

    Induction of labour is defined as the process of artificially stimulating the uterus to start labour. It is usually performed by administering oxytocin or prostaglandins to the pregnant woman or by manually rupturing the amniotic membranes. Induction of labour is not riskfree, and many women find it unco...

    WHO technical consultation on postpartum and postnatal care

    The first hours, days and weeks after childbirth are a dangerous time for both mother and newborn infant. Among the more than 500 000 women who die each year due to complications of pregnancy and childbirth (1), most deaths occur during or immediately after childbirth (2). Every year three million infant...