Maternity Guidelines

Introduction to CDHB Management Guidelines for Secondary / Tertiary Maternity and Newborn Care

On this Page:
Maternity Guidelines
Newborn in Maternity Care Guideline
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Maternity Guideline

WCH No.​

Admission to Primary Birthing UnitGLM0044​
Antenatal Ultrasound for Obstetric Indications​GLM0006​
Antepartum Haemorrhage Guideline​GLM0052

Birth after previous caesarean section

GLM0017​

Bladder Care: Intrapartum and Postnatal GLM0038​​
Breech BirthGLM0048​
Caesarean Section: Antibiotic ProphylaxisGLM0050​​
Caesarean-Section: Classification/CommunicationGLM0040​​
Cervical Insufficiency​GLM0055

Cholestasis - Obstetric

GLM0005​

Cord Prolapse

GLM0039​

Diabetes - Gestational

GLM0025​

Diabetes - Type 1

GLM0024​

Diabetes - Type 2

​GLM0023

Dural Puncture AccidentalGLM0008​
Epidural Analgesia in Labour 

GLM0007​

External Cephalic Version

GLM0016

Fetal Heart Monitoring

GLM0010​

Fetal Movements​GLM0045
Group B Streptococcus - Management and Prophylactic Antibiotics in Labour GLM0032

Herpes in pregnancy

10th ed. 2012​

Histological Examination of the PlacentaGLM0031​

HIV-Infected Women during Pregnancy and Childbirth

GLM0033​

Hypoglycaemia of the Newborn on Postnatal Ward ​GLM0056

Induction of Labour

GLM0035​

In-Utero Transfer Between HospitalsGLM7208​
Iron Infusion - Obstetric​Ref.C260133​

Magnesium Sulphate for Neuroprotection in Preterm Births

GLM0041​

Management of Suspected Small for Gestational Age Singleton Pregnancies After 34 Weeks Gestation​NZ Maternal Fetal Medicine Network
Maternal Mental Health Referral Pathway in Canterbury (CDHB)​Ref.6428

Newborn Screening Guidelines

NSU website​

Observation of Mother and Baby in the Immediate Postnatal Period: Consensus Statements Guiding PracticeRef.6537​
Obstetric Ultrasound: Indications for Doppler Assessment​GLM0059
Opioid Use in Labour​GLM0053
Perineal Tears: Third and Fourth DegreeGLM0036​​

Placenta Praevia and Placenta Accreta

GLM0002​

Polyhydramnios​GLM0054

Postpartum Haemorrhage

GLM0021​

Pre-Eclampsia

GLM0003​

Pre-Labour Rupture of Membranes at Term

GLM0043​

Preterm Labour Birth 

GLM0027​

Preterm Pre-Labour Rupture of Membranes 

GLM0028​

Registrar Supervision

GLM0019​

Remifentanil Patient Controlled Analgesia for LabourGLM0042​
Rh(D) Immunoglobulin (use of) in Unsensitised Rhesus Negative WomenGLM0047​
Sexually Transmitted Infection Guidelines​Just the Facts website

Shoulder Dystocia

GLM0011​

Treating adults who decline blood products (including Jehovah's Witnesses)Red book​
VTE in the Postpartum ​​GLM0046/A

Water for Labour and Birth 

GLM0037​

Zika Virus - Interim Guidance Information for LMC's, GP's and Other Health Professionals​Feb 2016

 

  NZ Resuscitation Guidelines

   Maternal/Adult: http://www.nzrc.org.nz/guidelines/#Sections

   Neonatal: http://www.nzrc.org.nz/guidelines/#Section-13-Guidelines  

 

Newborn in Maternity Care Guideline

WCH No.​

Care of the High Risk Infant on the Postnatal Ward​GLM0057
Hypoglycaemia of the Newborn on the Postnatal Ward​GLM0056
Neo Blue Phototherapy Usage on the Maternity Ward​Ref.9999
Neonatal Clinical Resource - Maternity​Ref.237435
Newborn Screening GuidelinesNSU Website​
Observation of Mother and Baby in the Immediate Postnatal Period: Consensus Statements Guiding Practice​Ref.6537​
Umbilical Cord Clamping for Term Infants​ GLM0049​

 

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