A review of the research literature for clients with uncomplicated pregnancies reaching 41+0 weeks’ gestation and beyond, and offers recommendations regarding management options.
Client Handout: In Due Time: Pregnancy Beyond 40 and Induction of Labour
A focused review of the research regarding induction of labour for clients who are age 40 and over. This client resource is also available in six other languages.
HIROC's Risk Reference Sheet on Postdates (2018) reviews themes from past incidents and opportunities to avoid similar incidents in the future.
Sample protocols, submitted by midwifery practices, are available on postdates for practices to download and adapt. Be sure to tailor the template to reflect current evidence, best practices and practice group / community specific info before use.