Changes after publication
February 2013: Minor maintenance.
August 2012: Recommendations 188.8.131.52 and 184.108.40.206 have been removed from this guideline. The topic 'place of birth' will be addressed by the update of the clinical guideline 'Intrapartum care' which is currently in development. In the meantime, see the current intrapartum care guideline for current guidance on place of birth.