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1

Define: Midwifery Guardianship

is a holistic concept

- aims to optimise the woman's reproductive psychophysiology which
- focuses on nurturing the woman's sense of confidence and safety through a trusting relationship within which the woman's attitudes, values and beliefs are respected

2

What's the role of Midwifery Guardianship in 3rd stage

- they work with women to enable her to birth her placenta herself

3

What are the midwifery considerations for managing the 3rd stage of labour

- Active vs Physiological management
- Skills to manage care
- Observe mother and baby (able to recognise wellbeing/problems)
- Documentation (time of birth, placenta delivery etc)
- Checking placenta (membranes, lobes etc)
- Disposal