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Active Management of the Third Stage of Labour: New WHO Recommendations Help to Focus Implementation

Brief
(Published January, 2013)
World Health Organization (WHO) (Author),
USAID (Author),
Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) (Author)
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In early 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) held a technical consultation to review global evidence related to the prevention and management of postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), which is still the most common cause of death for women during pregnancy. As a result of the 2012 meeting, WHO has issued new recommendations regarding AMTSL, which can be used to strengthen and focus the implementation of this lifesaving intervention. This brief outlines what is new and different about AMTSL recommendations. (Available in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish).

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