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Collection description

The guidelines and related documents summarise the available evidence on many aspects of antenatal care. They are designed to improve the experience and outcomes of pregnancy care for Australian women and their families.


Pregnancy Care Guidelines

The Pregnancy Care Guidelines have been developed to provide a reliable and standard reference for health professionals providing antenatal care.

Pregnancy Care Guidelines

Health professional summary sheets

The health professional summary sheets are based directly on guideline content. They include key information such as recommendations, information on tests and practice summaries.  They are designed for health professionals caring for pregnant women and are intended to accompany the pregnancy care guidelines.

There are 8 summary sheets:

Common conditions during pregnancy

Core practices in pregnancy care

Social and emotional screening

Routine maternal health tests

Targeted maternal health tests

Clinical assessments in pregnancy

Clinical assessments in late pregnancy

Lifestyle considerations

Related documents

Clinical Practice Guidelines – Pregnancy Care – Short-form guidelines

Clinical Practice Guidelines – Pregnancy Care – Administrative Report

Clinical Practice Guidelines – Pregnancy Care – Linking evidence to recommendations

Clinical Practice Guidelines – Pregnancy Care – Economic analyses

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Last updated: 
1 April 2021
Publication type: 
Health sector