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CHHHS Midwifery learning packages: Pregnancy care - Clinical practice guidelines 2019

Guide for Cairns & Hinterland Hospital & Health Service Midwifery learning packages and resources

Pregnancy care - Clinical practice guidelines 2018

Professional development plans

Antenatal care

The Clinical Practice Guidelines: Pregnancy Care (the Guidelines) were developed to help ensure that women in Australia are provided with consistent, high- quality, evidence-based maternity care. The Guidelines are intended for all health professionals who contribute to pregnancy care including midwives, obstetricians, general practitioners, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and allied health professionals.

This edition brings together the two previous modules and contains updates of a number of topics from them, including weight and body mass index (weight monitoring reviewed), fetal growth and wellbeing, risk of preterm birth, risk of pre-eclampsia (risk factors and prediction reviewed), family violence, hyperglycaemia (early testing reviewed), hepatitis C, thyroid dysfunction, vitamin D status and chromosomal anomalies (cell- free DNA testing reviewed). The new topic substance use has also been incorporated.


For further information relating to learning packages and midwifery education within CHHHS, contact:

Rita Ball

Midwifery Educator | Women's Health Unit | Nursing and Midwifery Education & Research Unit | Cairns & Hinterland Hospital and Health Service

Email | Tel. 07 4226 6470

P: +61 7 4226 6679 | E:
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