Publisher: RCOG Press 2007
Number of pages: 332
This guideline has been developed with the aim of providing guidance on care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth. It is of relevance to midwives, obstetricians, obstetric anaesthetists, neonatologists, maternity support workers and any healthcare professional involved in care of women during labour and birth in any setting.
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- World Health Organization
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- RCOG Press
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