Maternity Guidelines

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

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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
Anti D - Use of Rh(D) Immunoglobulin in Unsensitised Rhesus Negative Women​GLM0047​

Birth after previous caesarean section

GLM0017​

Bladder Care: Intrapartum and PostnatalGLM0038​​
Breech BirthGLM0048​
Caesarean Section: Antibiotic ProphylaxisGLM0050​​
Caesarean-Section: Classification/CommunicationGLM0040​​
Cervical Insufficiency​GLM0055

Cholestasis - Obstetric

GLM0005​

Cord Prolapse

GLM0039​

​Screening, Diagnosis and Management of Gestational Diabetes in New Zealand: A Clinical Practice Guideline​Ministry of Health
Diabetes - Gestational updated Oct 17

GLM0025​

Diabetes - Type 1 updated Oct 17

GLM0024​

Diabetes - Type 2

​GLM0023

Diabetic Ketoacidosis Management in Pregnancy new Oct 17​GLM0061
Insulin Infusion following Betamethasone Injections for Women with Diabetes in Pregnancy (C260117) updated Oct 17​Ref.6466
Dural Puncture AccidentalGLM0008​
Epidural Analgesia in Labour updated Nov 17

GLM0007​

External Cephalic Version

GLM0016

Fetal Heart Monitoring

GLM0010​
Fetal Movements​GLM0045
Group-B Streptococcus - Management and Prophylactic Antibiotics in LabourGLM0032

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 updated Oct 17

GLM0035​

In-Utero Transfer Between HospitalsRef.7208​
Intravenous Iron Infusion ​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​
Notifiable Diseases​HealthPathways
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​

Guidelines for Consultation with Obstetric and Related Medical Services (Referral Guidelines)​Ministry of Health
Remifentanil Patient Controlled Analgesia for LabourGLM0042​
Sexually Transmitted Infection Guidelines​Just the Facts website

Shoulder Dystocia

GLM0011​

Treating adults who decline blood products (including Jehovah's Witnesses)Red book​
Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) in Postpartum updated Nov 2017​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 High Risk Infant on Postnatal Ward​GLM0057
Hypoglycaemia of the Newborn on Postnatal Ward ​GLM0056
Neo Blue Phototherapy Usage on the Maternity Ward​Ref.9999
Neonatal Clinical Resource​Ref.237435
Newborn Screening GuidelinesNSU Website​
LMC/Paediatrician Referral to UNHSEIP for Hearing Surveillance for Babies​PPNHS14 (Ref.238916)
Risk Factors for Hearing Loss Requiring SurveillanceRef.​234842
Observation of Mother and Baby in the Immediate Postnatal Period: Consensus Statements Guiding PracticeRef.6537​
Transcutaneous Bilirubin (TcB) Measurements in the Maternity Ward ​GLM0058
Umbilical Cord Clamping for Term Infants​GLM0049​

 

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Page last reviewed: 05 December 2017
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