Post Partum Care

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Section 7 - PEDIATRIC / OBSTETRICAL

7.09 POST-PARTUM CARE

  • Placenta should deliver in 20 - 30 minutes. If delivered, collect in plastic bag. Do NOT pull on cord to facilitate delivery of the placenta.

TRANSPORT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, EVEN IF PLACENTA HAS NOT DELIVERED.

  • If perineum torn and bleeding apply direct pressure with sanitary pads and have

patient bring her legs together.