Holistic physiological care compared with active management of the third stage of labour for women at low risk of postpartum haemorrhage: a cohort study.

@article{Fahy2010HolisticPC,
  title={Holistic physiological care compared with active management of the third stage of labour for women at low risk of postpartum haemorrhage: a cohort study.},
  author={Kathleen Margaret Fahy and Carolyn Ruth Hastie and Andrew T Bisits and Christine A Marsh and Lurena Smith and Anne Saxton},
  journal={Women and birth : journal of the Australian College of Midwives},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          146-52
        }
}
QUESTION Is 'holistic psychophysiological care' in the third stage of labour safe for women at low risk of postpartum haemorrhage? BACKGROUND Although there have been four randomised trials and a Cochrane Review on the safety and effectiveness of care during the third stage labour, no previous study has focussed only on women at low risk of postpartum haemorrhage and no previous study has tested a form of physiological third stage care that is provided by skilled midwives in an appropriate… CONTINUE READING
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