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.
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.
HIROC’s Risk Reference Sheet on postpartum hemorrhage reviews themes from past incidents and opportunities to avoid similar incidents in the future.
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.
An overview of management approaches to iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy and postpartum.
A comparison of oral iron supplements; for use when discussing iron supplementation.
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Iron Deficiency and You. A resource for clients providing an overview of iron deficiency anemia, its effects on the person, and treatment options.
This video for clients provides factual, evidence-based information about postpartum hemorrhage and midwifery care in Ontario.