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Maternal and newborn care guidelines

The National Department of Health approved these guidelines for distribution. They have also been endorsed by
the National Committee for Confidential Enquiry into Maternal
Deaths (NCCEMD), the National Perinatal Mortality and Morbidity Committee (NaPeMMCo),
the South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (SASOG), the Society of
Midwives of South Africa (SOMSA) and the South African Society of Anaesthesiologists
(SASA).

Neonatal Resuscitation Where the Mother Has a Suspected or Confirmed Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Infection: Suggestion for a Pragmatic Action Plan

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 virus, is rapidly spreading across the world. As the number of infections increases, those of infected pregnant women and children will rise as well. Controversy exists whether COVID-19 can be transmitted in utero and lead to disease in the newborn. As this chance cannot be ruled out, strict instructions for the management of mothers and newborn infants are mandatory. This perspective aims to be a practical support tool for the planning of delivery and neonatal resuscitation of infants born by mothers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 infection.

New menopause guidelines Implications For South Africa Clinics

The UK National institute for health and care excellence (Nice)’s new guideline

Pregnancy Due Date Calculator

Screening for cervical cancer

This guideline for cervical cancer screening was developed by the HPV Advisory Board