Recognizing and managing pregnancy complications

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584673
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729867 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

Recognizing and managing pregnancy complications

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Bleeding in early pregnancy 156

Antepartum haemorrhage 158

Breech presentation 160

Hyperemesis 162

Infections 164

Intrauterine growth restriction 168

Multiple pregnancy 170

Obstetric cholestasis 172

Pregnancy-induced hypertension 174

The impact of obesity during pregnancy and beyond 176

Once a pregnancy has been confirmed, any vaginal bleeding should be reported as it could signal a potential complication...

Chapter.  6714 words. 

Subjects: Midwifery ; Obstetrics

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