Managing complications in pregnancy and childbirth: a guide for midwives and doctors

Publish Date: June 2017
Author: World Health Organization, UNICEF, United Nations Population Fund

Since the first edition was published in 2000, the Managing complications in pregnancy and childbirth (MCPC) manual has been used widely around the world to guide the care of women and newborns who have complications during pregnancy, childbirth and the immediate postnatal period. The MCPC manual targets midwives and doctors working in district-level hospitals. Selected chapters from the first edition of the MCPC were revised in 2016 based on new World Health Organization recommendations, resulting in this second edition.

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