Oct 15, 2019 - The postpartum period, defined as the 12 weeks after delivery, is an important time for a new mother and her family and can be considered a fourth trimester. Outpatient postpartum care should be initiated within three weeks after delivery in person or by phone, and may require multiple ...
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Oct 15, 2019 - This collection features AFP content on labor, delivery, and postpartum issues and related topics, including breastfeeding, cesarean delivery, episiotomy, labor pain management, postpartum hemorrhage, preterm labor and birth, shoulder dystocia, umbilical cord blood storage, and vaginal ...
- Normal Delivery
- Abnormal Delivery
- Preterm Labor/Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes
- Management of Labor Pain
- Postpartum Care and Complications
- Editorials and Letters
- Improving Practice
- Patient Education, Self-Care
- Other AFP Content
- Other Resources from AAFP
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