Community Midwifery Program

All guidelines must be read in conjunction with the Disclaimer

New and Updated Guidelines (Feb) and January  

Clinical guidelines under review remain the current endorsed clinical guideline until the review is complete.

 Antenatal Care

 Date Reviewed
 Absence of Fetal Heart- Antepartum- see O&G guideline: Perinatal Loss
 Antenatal Care Flowchart - refer to CMP Procedure manual
 Antenatal Care Initial Appointment
 May 2016
 Antenatal care Subsequent Appointments
 January 2016
 Antepartum Haemorrhage
 October 2016 
 EPDS and Perinatal Mental Health
 January 2014
 GBS Screening- refer to O&G GBS guideline
 Hyperemesis Gravidarum
 September 2016 
 Symphysis Fundal Height Measurements
 October 2016
 VBAC and Risk Model Flowchart - refer to CMP Procedure manual

 Intrapartum Care

Date Reviewed
 Absence of fetal heart during labour-- see O&G guideline: Perinatal Loss

 BBA October 2016
 First Stage of Labour January 2016
 Leaving Mother and Baby after the Birth July 2016
 Medication: Ergometrine Janaury 2016
 Medication: Lignocaine 1% January 2016
 Medication: Syntocinon January 2016
 Medication: Syntometrine January 2016
 Retained Placenta May 2016
 Second Stage of Labour- refer to O&G Second Stage guideline

 Obstetric Emergencies

Date Reviewed
 Postpartum Haemorrhage (PPH) at Home with CMP - Access through Restricted Area Guidelines (Healthpoint  only) or contact the Clinical Guidelines Co - ordinator at KEMH December 2017

 Postnatal Care

Date Reviewed
 Maternal Infections September 2016
 Maternal Observations July 2016
 Newborn Observations   July 2016
 Postnatal Depression January 2016

 Standard Protocols

Date Reviewed
 Definition: A comprehensive set of rigid criteria outlining the management steps for a single clinical condition or aspects of organisation
 Administration of Vitamin K to Neonates January 2016
 Care when a Client Makes a Decision that is Incompatible with the CMP Midwifery Standard of Care December 2015
 Clinical Handover - refer to CMP Procedure manual

 Demand and Diversion December 2015
 CMP Inclusion criteria for Risk Model of Care May 2016
 Homebirth Inclusion criteria May 2016
 Medication: Misoprostol January 2016
 CMP Models of Care May 2016
 Use of Complementary Therapies- Refer to O&G 'Pain Management' guideline