Labour Due Date Estimation Guidelines, and Updated Gestational Term Classification

2019-09-26T14:18:14+00:00Pregnancy, SM-Members|

Due date estimation guidelines Compelling evidence shows that the most accurate estimation of when a normal pregnancy (gestation) will end is the projected date yielded by the mostly routine first trimester ultrasound (up until 13 weeks, 6 days). As it turns out, the old-school estimated date of delivery [...]

Pregnancy Vaginal Bleeding and Antepartum Haemorrhage

2019-09-26T14:24:08+00:00Pregnancy, SM-Members|

Key Antepartum Haemorrhage (APH) Messages For Midwives Ensure you have the woman’s full history – previous miscarriage, termination or C-section; bleeding in first trimester; suspicion of placenta praevia, abruption or anatomical disorders; if she is in premature labour. If a pregnant woman presents with spotting, but is no [...]