Update information

Update information

April 2019: Recommendations 1.19.6 and 1.19.10 on continuous cardiotocography for women with a previous caesarean section have been replaced with links to advice in the NICE guideline on caesarean birth.

Minor changes since publication

October 2023: We updated links throughout to the NICE guideline on intrapartum care, which has been updated.

December 2022: We updated the links in recommendations 1.9.2 and 1.13.17 to refer to the NICE guideline on fetal monitoring in labour.

October 2022: We added text to indicate that pulse oximetry may be less reliable in people with dark skin. We also added a link to the NHS patient safety alert on the risk of harm from inappropriate placement of pulse oximeter probes. See recommendations 1.3.21, 1.3.25 and 1.13.6.

October 2021: We added a link to NICE's guideline on shared decision making in recommendation 1.2.1.

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