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.