This is not the most recent version of the article. View current version (2 MAR 2015)

Intervention Review

Active versus expectant management for women in the third stage of labour

  1. Cecily M Begley1,*,
  2. Gillian ML Gyte2,
  3. Declan Devane3,
  4. William McGuire4,
  5. Andrew Weeks5

Editorial Group: Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group

Published Online: 9 NOV 2011

Assessed as up-to-date: 26 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007412.pub3


How to Cite

Begley CM, Gyte GML, Devane D, McGuire W, Weeks A. Active versus expectant management for women in the third stage of labour. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 11. Art. No.: CD007412. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007412.pub3.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Trinity College Dublin, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Dublin, Ireland

  2. 2

    The University of Liverpool, Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth Group, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

  3. 3

    National University of Ireland Galway, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Galway, Ireland

  4. 4

    University of York, Centre for Reviews and Dissemination, Hull York Medical School, York, Y010 5DD, UK

  5. 5

    The University of Liverpool, Department of Women's and Children's Health, Liverpool, UK

*Cecily M Begley, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24, D'Olier Street, Dublin, Dublin 2, Ireland. cbegley@tcd.ie.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 9 NOV 2011

SEARCH

This is not the most recent version of the article. View current version (02 MAR 2015)

Cited in:

CrossRef

This article has been cited by:

  1. 1
    Farzaneh Pazandeh, Reinhard Huss, Janet Hirst, Allan House, Alireza Akbarzadeh Baghban, An evaluation of the quality of care for women with low risk pregnanacy: The use of evidence-based practice during labour and childbirth in four public hospitals in Tehran, Midwifery, 2015,

    CrossRef

  2. 2
    F. Pizzagalli, J. Agasse, L. Marpeau, Comparaison entre carbétocine et oxytocine en cours de césarienne dans la prévention des hémorragies du post-partum, Gynécologie Obstétrique & Fertilité, 2015, 43, 5, 356

    CrossRef

  3. 3
    Nicole S. Carlson, Current Resources for Evidence-Based Practice, May/June 2015, Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 2015, 60, 3
  4. 4
    A. Saxton, K. Fahy, M. Rolfe, V. Skinner, C. Hastie, Does skin-to-skin contact and breast feeding at birth affect the rate of primary postpartum haemorrhage: Results of a cohort study, Midwifery, 2015,

    CrossRef

  5. 5
    Elliott K. Main, Dena Goffman, Barbara M. Scavone, Lisa Kane Low, Debra Bingham, Patricia L. Fontaine, Jed B. Gorlin, David C. Lagrew, Barbara S. Levy, National Partnership for Maternal Safety: Consensus Bundle on Obstetric Hemorrhage, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 2015, 44, 4
  6. 6
    Sarit Helman, Lior Drukker, Hila Fruchtman, Alex Ioscovich, Rivka Farkash, Tehila Avitan, Arnon Samueloff, Sorina Grisaru-Granovsky, Revisit of risk factors for major obstetric hemorrhage: insights from a large medical center, Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 2015,

    CrossRef

  7. 7
    Susan J McDonald, Philippa Middleton, Therese Dowswell, Peter S Morris, Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on maternal and neonatal outcomes, Evidence-Based Child Health: A Cochrane Review Journal, 2014, 9, 2
  8. You have free access to this content8
    Sydney A. Spangler, Abebe Gebramariam Gobezayehu, Tewodros Getachew, Lynn M. Sibley, Interpretation of National Policy Regarding Community-Based Use of Misoprostol for Postpartum Hemorrhage Prevention in Ethiopia: A Tale of Two Regions, Journal of Midwifery & Women’s Health, 2014, 59, s1
  9. 9
    Cecily M. Begley, Intervention or interference? The need for expectant care throughout normal labour, Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare, 2014, 5, 4, 160

    CrossRef

  10. 10
    Poorandokht Afshari, Janet Medforth, Mohsen Aarabi, Parvin Abedi, Hora Soltani, Management of third stage labour following vaginal birth in Iran: A survey of current policies, Midwifery, 2014, 30, 1, 65

    CrossRef

  11. 11
    Mary J Renfrew, Alison McFadden, Maria Helena Bastos, James Campbell, Andrew Amos Channon, Ngai Fen Cheung, Deborah Rachel Audebert Delage Silva, Soo Downe, Holly Powell Kennedy, Address Malata, Felicia McCormick, Laura Wick, Eugene Declercq, Midwifery and quality care: findings from a new evidence-informed framework for maternal and newborn care, The Lancet, 2014, 384, 9948, 1129

    CrossRef

  12. 12
    Sasmira Bhatt, Graeme R. Polglase, Euan M. Wallace, Arjan B. te Pas, Stuart B. Hooper, Ventilation before Umbilical Cord Clamping Improves the Physiological Transition at Birth, Frontiers in Pediatrics, 2014, 2,

    CrossRef

  13. 13
    Naoko MAEDA, Yaeko KATAOKA, Hiromi ETO, Shigeko HORIUCHI, Literature review of risk factors and preventive interventions for postpartum hemorrhage, Journal of Japan Academy of Midwifery, 2013, 27, 1, 4

    CrossRef

  14. 14
    J. DaGraca, V. Malladi, K. Nunes, B. Scavone, Outcomes after institution of a new oxytocin infusion protocol during the third stage of labor and immediate postpartum period, International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, 2013, 22, 3, 194

    CrossRef

  15. 15
    Maria VB Castro Parreira, Nádia C Ferreira Gomes, Preventing postpartum haemorrhage: active management of the third stage of labour, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2013, 22, 23-24
  16. 16
    M. Smit, G. van Stralen, R. Wolterbeek, J. van Dillen, J. van Roosmalen, Y. Slootweg, Survey of prophylactic use of uterotonics in the third stage of labour in the Netherlands, Midwifery, 2013, 29, 8, 859

    CrossRef

  17. 17
    Etedafe P. Gharoro, Ehigha J. Enabudoso, Edafe E. Gharoro, Abieyuwa P. Osemwenkha, Uterotonic drugs use for post partum hemorrhage: An audit of the third stage of labor management, Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 2013, 03, 03, 352

    CrossRef

  18. 18
    Ethel E. Burns, Mary G. Boulton, Elizabeth Cluett, Victoria R. Cornelius, Lesley A. Smith, Characteristics, Interventions, and Outcomes of Women Who Used a Birthing Pool: A Prospective Observational Study, Birth, 2012, 39, 3
  19. 19
    Nancy K. Lowe, The Persistent Problem of Postpartum Hemorrhage, Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, & Neonatal Nursing, 2012, 41, 4
  20. 20
    Cecily M Begley, Gillian ML Gyte, Declan Devane, William McGuire, Andrew Weeks, Active versus expectant management for women in the third stage of labour, The Cochrane Library,
  21. 21
    G Justus Hofmeyr, Nolundi T Mshweshwe, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Controlled cord traction for the third stage of labour, The Cochrane Library,
  22. You have free access to this content22
    Susan J McDonald, Philippa Middleton, Therese Dowswell, Peter S Morris, Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on maternal and neonatal outcomes, The Cochrane Library,
  23. 23
    Ahizechukwu Chigoziem Eke, In women who are in the third stage of labor, which treatment is most effective at improving outcomes: active or expectant management?, Cochrane Clinical Answers,
  24. 24
    Laxminarayan Karanth, Sachchithanantham Kanagasabai, Adinegara BL Abas, Maternal and foetal outcomes following natural vaginal versus caesarean section (c-section) delivery in women with bleeding disorders and carriers, The Cochrane Library,
  25. 25
    Parvin Abedi, Shayesteh Jahanfar, Farideh Namvar, Nipple stimulation or breastfeeding for preventing postpartum haemorrhage in the third stage of labour, The Cochrane Library,
  26. 26
    Tomas Pantoja, Edgardo Abalos, Evelina Chapman, Claudio Vera, Valentina P Serrano, Oxytocin for preventing postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) in non-facility birth settings, The Cochrane Library,
  27. 27
    Yukari Yaju, Yaeko Kataoka, Hiromi Eto, Shigeko Horiuchi, Rintaro Mori, Prophylactic interventions after delivery of placenta for reducing bleeding during the postnatal period, The Cochrane Library,
  28. 28
    Gina Westhoff, Amanda M Cotter, Jorge E Tolosa, Prophylactic oxytocin for the third stage of labour to prevent postpartum haemorrhage, The Cochrane Library,
  29. 29
    Özge Tunçalp, G Justus Hofmeyr, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Prostaglandins for preventing postpartum haemorrhage, The Cochrane Library,
  30. You have free access to this content30
    Hatem A Mousa, Jennifer Blum, Ghada Abou El Senoun, Haleema Shakur, Zarko Alfirevic, Treatment for primary postpartum haemorrhage, The Cochrane Library,
  31. 31
    Ioannis D Gallos, Helen M Williams, Malcolm J Price, Abi Merriel, Harold Gee, David Lissauer, Vidhya Moorthy, Özge Tunçalp, A Metin Gülmezoglu, Jonathan J Deeks, G Justus Hofmeyr, Arri Coomarasamy, Uterotonic agents for preventing postpartum haemorrhage: a network meta-analysis, The Cochrane Library,