Maternity Guidelines

COVID-19 Guidance for Community-based Midwives


Guidance for use of PPE for LMC
​3 April 2020
Guidance for COVID-19 positive mothers – Taking whenua (placenta) and pito (umbilical cord) home after birth
​8 April 2020

 

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

On this page:

Maternity Guidelines

Newborn in Maternity Care Guideline

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Maternity Guidelines

WCH No.​

Admission to Primary Birthing UnitGLM0044​
Analgesia Prescribing After Child Birth ​GLM0069
Antenatal Corticosteroid Therapy​GLM0065
Antenatal Ultrasound for Obstetric Indications: Recommended Scan Frequency ​GLM0006​
Antenatal Obstetric Ultrasound: Indications for Doppler ​GLM0059
Antepartum Haemorrhage​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 Assisted Deliveries in TheatreGLM0040​​
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 

GLM0025​

Diabetes - Type 1 

GLM0024​

Diabetes - Type 2 

​GLM0023

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

GLM0007​

External Cephalic Version

GLM0016

Fetal Heart Monitoring

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

Herpes in pregnancy

17th ed. 2017​

Histological Examination of the PlacentaGLM0031​

HIV Infected Women During Pregnancy and Childbirth 

GLM0033​

Hypoglycaemia of the Newborn​GLM0056
Induction of Labour

GLM0035​

In-Utero Transfer Between HospitalsRef.7208​

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 Blood Optimisation Pathways (MBOP) Guideline and Practice Improvement Strategy new Apr 2020
(also see MBOP section below)
​GLM0070
Maternal Mental Health Pathway: Referral and Support Services in Canterbury updated May 2020​Ref.2406554

Newborn Screening Guidelines

NSU website​
Notifiable Diseases​HealthPathways
Observation of Mother and Baby in the Immediate Postnatal Period: Consensus Statements Guiding PracticeRef.6537​
Opioid Use in Labour​GLM0053
Periviability Consensus Statement ​Starship
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 M​embranes 

GLM0028​
Progress in Labour​GLM0062
Puerperal Sepsis​GLG0017
Referral/Transfer to Christchurch Women's Hospital from West Coast​GLM0063

Registrar Supervision

GLM0019​

Maternity ReferralsHealthPathways
Remifentanil Patient Controlled Analgesia for LabourGLM0042​
Sexually Transmitted Infection Guidelines​Just the Facts website

Shoulder Dystocia

GLM0011​

Substance Abuse in Pregnancy new May 2020​GLM0067
Swab and Instrument Counting Outside Theatre in the Maternity Setting ​GLM0068
Tears: Third and Fourth Degree ​GLM0036
Treating adults who decline blood products (including Jehovah's Witnesses)Red book​
Twin Pregnancy and Birth​GLM0064
Venous Thromboembolism VTE in Postpartum​GLM0046/A

Water for Birth and Labour

GLM0037​

Zika Virus - Interim Guidance Information for LMC's, GP's and Other Health Professionals​Feb 2016

 

  Maternal Blood Optimisation Pathways (MBOP)

   See guideline above: Maternal Blood Optimisation Pathways Guideline and
   Practice Improvement Strategy (GLM0070)

Maternal Blood Optimisation Pathways  updated Apr 2020​Ref.2404751
Obstetric Intravenous Iron Infusion​Ref.233597
Red Cell Transfusion for Postpartum Patients new May 2020​Ref.2406444
Recommended Oral Iron Preparations​Ref.2311353

 

 

  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.​

Hypoglycaemia of the Newborn​GLM0056
Care of Infants Requiring PhototherapyPPN48
Neonatal Clinical Resource ​Ref.2403289
Newborn Screening GuidelinesNSU Website​
LMC/Paediatrician Referral to UNHSEIP for Hearing Surveillance for Babies​PPNHS14 (Ref.238916)
Periviability Consensus Statement ​Starship
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 Maternity ​GLM0058
Umbilical Cord Clamping GLM0049​

 

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Page last reviewed: 21 May 2020