Maternity Care Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines

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Asymptomatic Bacteriuria - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations for screening for asymptomatic bacteriuria.

Bacterial Vaginosis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations for screening for bacterial vaginosis.

Breastfeeding - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access AAFP clinical recommendations on interventions to promote and support breastfeeding.

Chlamydia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation -

Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for chlamydia.

Diabetes - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for diabetes.

Elective Inductions of Labor Between 39 and 41 Weeks - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Avoid elective, non-medically indicated inductions of labor between 39 weeks, 0 days and 41 weeks, 0 days unless the cervix is deemed favorable.

Elective, Non-medically Indicated Inductions of Labor or Cesarean Deliveries Before 39 Weeks - Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t schedule elective, non-medically indicated inductions of labor or Cesarean deliveries before 39 weeks, 0 days gestational age.

Genital Herpes Simplex Virus Infection - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for genital herpes simplex infection.

Gonorrhea - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for gonorrhea.

Group B Strep - Clinical Practice Guideline

View clinical practice guideline for prevention of group B streptococcal disease in newborns (AAFP Affirmation of Value).

Hepatitis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for hepatitis.

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP clinical recommendations for screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Illicit Drug Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for illicit drug use.

Influenza Vaccines

Read current clinical recommendations for influenza immunizations from the AAFP.

Iron Deficiency Anemia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for iron deficiency anemia.

Lead Poisoning - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for lead poisoning.

Neonatal Circumcision

Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.

Neural Tube Defects - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on the use of folic acid supplementation to prevent neural tube defects.

Newborn Gonococcal Infection - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on ocular topical medication for gonococcal infection in neonates.

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

Preeclampsia - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on preeclampsia, low-dose aspirin.

Rh (D) Incompatibility - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on testing for Rh (D) incompatibility.

Syphilis - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for syphilis.

Tobacco Use - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation

Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations for screening for and use of behavioral counseling to prevent tobacco use.

United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean - Clinical Practice Guideline

Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on vaginal birth after cesarean.