Postpartum Hemorrhage

 

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AOM CPG 17: Postpartum Hemorrhage

This CPG provides a review of the research on the prevention and management of postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). Definition and incidence, risk factors, prevention, treatment and recovery are all included.

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CPG Summary: Postpartum Hemorrhage (2016)

This summary offers convenient access to some of the most essential content of the full clinical practice guideline. For a complete analysis of the research relevant to midwives’ management of PPH, along with citations, readers are encouraged to refer to the full guideline.

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Postpartum Hemorrhage Risk Reference Sheet

HIROC’s Risk Reference Sheet on postpartum hemorrhage reviews themes from past incidents and opportunities to avoid similar incidents in the future.

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Midwifery Client Experiences of Postpartum Hemorrhage

An overview of the findings of focus groups and an online survey exploring Ontario midwifery clients' experiences of PPH with a focus on meeting the emotional needs of clients who experience significant postpartum blood loss.

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Iron Deficiency Anemia in the Childbearing Year: Diagnosis and Treatment

An overview of management approaches to iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy and postpartum.

 

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Iron Supplements: A Guide for Midwives

A comparison of oral iron supplements; for use when discussing iron supplementation.

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Client Resources:

Iron Deficiency and You. A resource for clients providing an overview of iron deficiency anemia, its effects on the person, and treatment options.

Life After Postpartum Hemorrhage. A resource for families following the experience of a postpartum hemorrhage exploring what to expect during one’s recovery (available in five additional languages).

 

 

 

 

Not What We Planned: Two Stories of Birth and Postpartum Hemorrhage.

This video for clients provides factual, evidence-based information about postpartum hemorrhage and midwifery care in Ontario.