Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum Issues

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, 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 delivery. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Last Update: 02/27/2014

Normal Delivery
Abnormal Delivery
Preterm Labor/Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes
Procedures/Monitoring
Emergencies
Management of Labor Pain
Postpartum Care and Complications
Breastfeeding
Editorials and Letters
Improving Practice
Patient Education, Self-Care
Other AFP Content
Other Resources from AAFP


Normal Delivery

Abnormal Delivery

Preterm Labor/Preterm Premature Rupture of the Membranes

Procedures/Monitoring

Emergencies

Management of Labor Pain

Postpartum Care and Complications

Breastfeeding

Editorials and Letters

Improving Practice

From Family Practice Management

AAFP's Journal of Practice Improvement

Patient Education, Self-Care

From FamilyDoctor.org

AAFP's Patient Education Resource

Other AFP Content

Tips from Other Journals

Other Resources from AAFP


Information From Industry