Is there an evolving treatment regimen? Uterotonics, Bakri, Jada Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) had a summit on PPH, the “leading cause of maternal…
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The Fetal Pillow?

Consider the “Fetal Pillow”. A device manufactured by Cooper Surgical to facilitate easier delivery of the impacted fetal head during Cesarean birth performed during the second stage of labor particularly…
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Decreasing Liability of Shoulder Dystocia

The person documenting on the nursing side of the ledger is likely the nurse assigned to the patient. This nurse is likely your first and most important (since this nurse…
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Understanding Maternal Mortality

What’s All the Buzz About? Maternal Mortality is an interesting, albeit morose, statistic. In a very general sense, “maternal mortalityâ€, is when a pregnant or recently pregnant woman dies. In…
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