Maternity Care Clinical Recommendations & Guidelines
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.
View clinical practice guideline for prevention of group B streptococcal disease in newborns (AAFP Affirmation of Value).
Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for Hepatitis B virus chronic infection screening.
Access the AAFP clinical recommendations for screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in adolescents and adults.
Read current clinical recommendations for influenza immunizations from the AAFP.
Read AAFP's policy on Neonatal Circumcision.
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.
Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Adults - Clinical Preventive Service Recommendation
Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for abnormal blood glucose and type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults.
Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on United States Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive Use
Access the AAFP clinical practice guideline on vaginal birth after cesarean.