List of quality statements

List of quality statements

Statement 1. Pregnant women at increased risk of preterm labour are given information about the potential signs and symptoms.

Statement 2. Women who have had a previous preterm birth or mid-trimester loss and have a cervical length of less than 25 mm measured between 16+0 and 24+0 weeks of pregnancy are offered a choice of either prophylactic vaginal progesterone or prophylactic cervical cerclage.

Statement 3. Women having a planned preterm birth are given information about the risks and potential outcomes.

Statement 4. Women between 26+0 and 29+6 weeks of pregnancy who are in suspected preterm labour are offered tocolysis and maternal corticosteroids.

Statement 5. Women between 30+0 and 33+6 weeks of pregnancy who are in diagnosed preterm labour, are having a planned preterm birth or have preterm prelabour rupture of membranes (P-PROM) are offered maternal corticosteroids.

Statement 6. Women between 24+0 and 29+6 weeks of pregnancy who are in established preterm labour or having a planned preterm birth within 24 hours are offered magnesium sulfate.