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This is a list of guidelines within the Women's Health Division as provided by the Aneurin Bevan Health Board and has been placed here for easy access. Each one of these guidelines are also represented in the A-Z index and can be accessed through both links. 

Aneurin Bevan EIDO Patient Leaflets (intranet access only)

 

DOCUMENT

ACTIVATION DATE

A-D  
Antenatal, Intrapartum and Post Partum Care of Women with BMI over 35 2018
Anti D Immunoglobulin in the Management of Rh D Negative Pregnant Women 2023
Aromatherapy use in Maternity care  2022
Asthma in Pregnancy, Labour and Postnatal Period 2018
Beta Thalassemia and Pregnancy 2020
Bladder Care, Maternity 2020
Blood Investigations, Common Clinical Scenarios on Antenatal Wards 2018
Breast Cancer 2019
Breastfeeding Policy for Home and Community 2023
Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy, Management of 2020
Cause for Concern and Child protection 2014
Cervical Cerclage 2023
Communication after traumatic birth, birth reflection and birth debrief (Guideline) 2023
Consenting Guidance for Junior Staff 2016
Diabetes in Pregnancy: Care Pathway for Management of 2019
Disclosure of Diagnosis and Early Counselling, Birth of Baby with Congenital Malformation 2018
Disposal of Non Viable Fetal Tissue 2016
   
E-H  
Electronic Fetal Monitoring 2020
Elective C-Section Pathway 2023
Emergency Evacuation from Birth Pool 2020
Emergency Maternity Triage Guidelines 2023
Epilepsy in Pregnancy Management 2019
Escalation Policy, Maternity Services 2018
Examination of the Newborn 2018
External Cephalic Version 2023
Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 2021
Fetal Arrhythmias in Pregnancy & Labour 2014
Fetal Medicine Referral Pathway 2019
Genital Herpes in Pregnancy, Management of 2024
Gestational Age Fetus and Polyhydramnios - Guideline for the Management of the large  2023
Haemorrhage, Antepartum 2019
Haemorrhage, Massive 2013
Haemorrhage, Post Partum 2020
Handover During the Intrapartum Period 2015
Homebirth Guideline 2023
Hyperemesis Gravidarum - care of women with   2020
Hypertension in Pregnancy Guideline 2024
Hyperthyroidism & Hypothyroidism in Pregnancy 2020
I-L  
Infant Abduction 2018
 Intrahepatic Cholestasis of pregnancy, Management of 2024
Investigation of Women with Reduced Fetal Movements Protocol 2018
Iron Deficiency - Guideline Anaemia  2023
Jump Call Procedure for Intrapartum Care, Maternity Services  2023
Labour Ward Guidelines 2021
Large for Dates Fetus - Guidelines for management of pregnancy  Oct 2023
M-Q  
Major Haemorrhage  2013
Management of Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnancy 2019
Management of Pregnancy with Large for Dates Fetus Guideline 2019
Management of Pregnancy with Placenta Praevia Guidelines 2018
Management of Sickle Cell Disease in Pregnancy 2021
Management of Spontaneous Preterm Pre-Labour Rupture of 2019
Maternal Death, Management of and Reporting 2023
Maternity Admissions Triage Guidelines 2015
Maternity Day Assessment Unit Guidelines 2020
Maternity Services Obstetric Critical Care Guidance 2016
Meconium Stained Liquor 2023
Midwives Giving Care in Community Settings 2014
Neonatal, Administration of Medicine of for Student Midwives (2nd & 3rd Year only)  2022
Neonatal Hypoglycaemia Guidelines 2018

Wales Neonatal Network 2021- THESE ARE THE ALL WALES GUIDELINES FOR INFORMATION

Appendix 1 Parent Information Leaflet for Babies at Risk  2021
Appendix 2 Effective Breastfeeding Check 2021
Hypoglycaemia, Neonatal, Term Bundle for Babies at Risk 2021
Hypoglycaemia, Management of Reluctant Feeding in Healthy Term Infants 2021
Hypoglycaemia Prevention and Management  2021
 
Newborn Blood Spot Screening Policy and Guidelines 2020
Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury, Management of (OASI) 2020
Obstetric Communication After Traumatic Birth 2018
Perinatal Mental Health Guideline 2014
Perinatal Loss - Taking a baby home following perinatal loss  2023
Perineal Assessment and Repair Following Childbirth: Guideline for Midwives 2014
Physiological Observations in Maternity Services Guidance 2017
Polyhydramnios Pathway for Clinical Practice 2018
Postnatal Care of Mother and Infant 2023
Promotion and Maintenance of Continence in Pregnancy, Childbirth and Puerperium 2014
   
R-Z  
Recurrent Miscarriage Guideline 2014
Referral to Anaesthetic High Risk Clinic 2020
Remifentanil patient Controlled anaesthesia for labour 2015
Reporting and Investigating a Maternal Death 2019
Routine Antenatal Screening for HIV and Subsequent Care of Mother and Baby 2016
Routine Enquiry into Domestic Abuse in the Antenatal Period 2022
Safeguarding, Guidance for Documentation 2018
SGA, Small For Gestational Age Fetus Management Guidelines 2024
Stillbirths, Inter Uterine Deaths (IUD's), & Late Miscarriage over 20 weeks 2023
Surrogacy Care 2023
Termination of pregnancy for Fetal Abnormality  2023 
Third and Fourth Degree Tears, Management of 2015
Thrombosis in Pregnancy and the Post Partum Period 2018
Transfer of Women and Babies within the Maternity Services 2020
Twin Pregnancies 2020
Use of Antenatal Magnesium Sulphate Prior to Preterm Birth for Neuroprotection of the Fetus, Infant and Child 2017
Varicella (Chickenpox) in Pregnancy  2022
VBAC (Vaginal birth after Caesarean) 2024
Women Who Default Antenatal Clinic Appointments 2018
     
      

 

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This is a list of Guidelines divided into Maternity and Gynaecology guidelines. Each one of these Guidelines are also represented in the A-Z list and can be accessed through either link. 

The section is still under construction and new guidelines are being added continually.

 

Cardiff & Vale Gynaecology Guidelines 

Cardiff & Vale Maternity Guidelines

Cardiff & Vale Organisation & Safeguarding Guidelines

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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This is a list of guidelines within the Women's Health Division as provided by Hywel Dda University Health Board and has been placed here for easy access. Each one of these guidelines will also be represented in the A-Z index which is currently being updated

Hywel Dda EIDO Patient Leaflets (intranet access only)
 
DOCUMENT ACTIVATION DATE
A-H  

Abduction of babies, Prevention of and promotion of Safety

Appendix 1 - Flow Chart

Appendix 2 - Trigger List

Appendix 3 - Audit Proforma 

February 2024
Abnormal results - antenatal February 2023
Accidentally Dropped Babies, Assessment and Management August 2021
Accidentally Dropped Babies, Flowchart August 2021
Antenatal Day Assessment Unit April 2021
Antenatal Paediatric Referral Pathway January 2023

Aspirin in Pregnancy (Low Dose)

Appendix 1 - Equality Impact Assessment

Appendix 2 - Letter Template

Appendix 3 - Booking Assessment Sticker

Appendix 4 - Information Leaflet 

November 2023 

Bladder Care, Postpartum & Intrapartum

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

January 2022
Bladder Injury at Caesarean Birth Guideline February 2023
Breech Presentation October 2022
Classification of Caesarean Section April 2022
Conditions Necessitating a Paediatrician at Delivery January 2022
Cord Prolapse April 2021

 Diabetes

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

Appendix 5

Appendix 7

Appendix 8

 

February 2023
Doula, Women Attending With December 2021
Echogenic Bowel (Isolated) April 2021

Epilepsy in Pregnancy

Appendix 1

 

October 2022
Equality Impact Assessment  July 2023
External Cephalic Version, Management of February 2023
Failure to Attend Antenatal Care February 2023
Fetal Ectopic Beats April 2021
Fetal Fibronectin in clinical practice February 2023
Fetal Monitoring, Antenatal electronic October 2022

Fetal Monitoring, Continuous Intrapartum Electronic

 

Appendix 1 - Equality Impact Assessment 

Appendix 2 - CTG Classification Sticker

Appendix 3 - Hyproxia Classification Chart

Appendix 4 - Troubleshooting 

January 2024 

Fetal Monitoring, Intermittent Auscultation of Heart Rate During Labour

October 2024
Green Identification Band for Women who have a Balloon Tamponade (Bakri) or a Vaginal Pack In-Situ May 2021
Group B Streptococcus / Streptococcal October 2022
 
October 2022

Haemorrhage, Postpartum Prevention and Management

Appendix 1

October 2022
Hyperemesis in Pregnancy April 2021
Hypertension in Pregnancy October 2021

Hyponatraemia in
Labour and the Immediate Postpartum
Period - Prevention, Diagnosis and Management 

Appendix 1 - Peripartum Sodium Monitoring Pathway

Appendix 2 - Maternity Specific Fluid Balance Chart

July 2023
I-P  
 Independent midwives February 2023
Induction of Labour, Guideline January 2023

Infant Feeding, Antenatal hand Expressing of Colostrum

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

 

May 2022

Infant Feeding, Breastfeeding

Appendix 1

Appendix 2 

 

May 2022
Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP) Guideline July 2023
Jump call Guideline, Maternity Service Escalation August 2022
Labour, Latent Phase December 2021
Large for Gestational Age June 2022
Management of Early Pregnancy February 2023
Management of Late Intrauterine Fetal Death (IUD) September 2020
Maternal Collapse October 2022

Maternal Death

Equality Impact Assessment

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

October 2025
Maternity Triage April 2021
Midwifery Diary Policy October 2020
Modified early obstetric warning system MEOWS February 2023
Multiple pregnancy August 2020
Neonatal Hypoglycaemia April 2021

Wales Neonatal Network 2021- THESE ARE THE ALL WALES GUIDELINES FOR INFORMATION

Appendix 1 Parent Information Leaflet for Babies at Risk  2021
Appendix 2 Effective Breastfeeding Check 2021
Hypoglycaemia, Neonatal, Term Bundle for Babies at Risk 2021
Hypoglycaemia, Management of Reluctant Feeding in Healthy Term Infants 2021
Hypoglycaemia Prevention and Management  2021
 
Neonatal Neuro-Protection, Magnesium Sulphate Use February 2023
Obesity in Pregnancy February 2023

 Obstetric Cholestasis  

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

 

August 2020
Operative Vaginal Delivery August 2020
Oxytocin for Induction/Augmentation of Labour July 2022
Perineal repair and 3rd & 4th Degree tears February 2023
Placenta Examination and Histological Investigation of Placenta Following Birth May 2021
Placenta praevia and Placenta accreta August 2020
Placenta Retained, Management of July 2022
Pre-elective LSCS Guideline February 2023
Pregnancy remains following pregnancy loss, termination of pregnancy and stillbirth July 2022

Preterm Pre labour PPROM

Appendix 1

 

October 2024
   
R-Z  

Responsibility for care

Appendix 1

 

October 2022
Rhesus disease in pregnancy October 2021
Sepsis Guideline October 2022

Sharing Information in Pregnancy Procedure

 

Appendix 1 Flowchart
Appendix 2 SIP1
Appendix 3 SIP 2
Appendix 4 SIP 3

 

 

March 2022
Shoulder Dystocia July 2022
 Small for Gestational Age February 2023

Substance Misuse in Pregnancy

Appendix 1 - Equality Impact Assessment

February 2024 
Surrogacy Pregnancy, Management February 2023

Tears 3rd / 4th Degree, Perineal

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3 awaiting

Appendix 4

 

June 2022
Threatened Preterm Labour Including Fetal Fibronectin and Tocolytic Clinical Practice February 2023

 Thromboprophylaxis, Antenatal and Post Partum Period

 

 Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

 

 

June 2022
 Uterine Rupture December 2021
Vaginal Birth After Caesarean Section July 2022

Water, Use of for Labour and Birth

Appendix 1

Appendix 2

Appendix 3

Appendix 4

 

June 2022
 

 

 

 

Content being added (June 2023)

Document Activation Date
A-H  
Anti D, Guideline (MAT  042) 2023
DNA - Did not attend - Guidance for the follow up of women who do not attend planned midwifery care 2024
Gestational Age Fetus and Polyhydramnios - Guideline for the Management of the large  2023
Gestational Diabetes - strategy for screening and management (MAT 051) 2023
Glucose Tolerance Test in Pregnancy Procedure (MAT 086) 2023
Hypoglycaemia - undiagnosed/ unplanned, at-risk neonates born in a community setting (MAT 083) 2023
I-P  
Induction, women who decline induction of labour  2016
Late Intrauterine Fetal Death (MAT 085) 2023
Maternal Death,  Guidelines for reporting (MAT 006) 2023
Maternity Transfer and Communication to Ambulance Services SOP, Pan-Powys (MAT 068) 2022
Medical Conditions Guideline (MAT 074) 2021
Midwifery-Led Care Guidelines, All Wales (MAT 030) 2022
Newborn Full Examination, Guidelines  2017
Personalised care and The Care of Women making choice outside the recommended guideline  2022
Postnatal Care Guideline 2023
Pregnancy Information Sharing (MAT 048) 2021
Prevention of early-onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal disease (MAT 062) 2021
Q-Z  
Reflections and Trauma Service (BIRTH) 2023
Thromboprophylaxis in the Antenatal, Intrapartum and Postnatal Period (VTE) (MAT 087) 2023
Ultrasound, First and Second Trimester (MAT 088) 2023
Umbilical Cord, Guidelines for women requesting private blood banking  2024

Uterine Artery Doppler in High-Risk Pregnancies

2023
Water Birth Guideline 2023
Weight Loss in Healthy, Term Breastfeeding Babies in the Early Postnatal Period - Guidelines for the Prevention, Identification and Management (MAT 049) 2023

 

 

This is a list of Guidelines divided into Maternity and Gynaecology guidelines. Each one of these Guidelines are also represented in the A-Z list and can be accessed through either link.