This guideline will update the NICE guideline on Multiple pregnancy: antenatal 5 care for twin and triplet pregnancies (CG129), and will also be used to update the NICE quality standard for 10 Multiple pregnancy: twin and triplet pregnancies (QS46).
The surveillance process identified that the topic of intrapartum care related to multiple pregnancy should be added.
The consultation will close on 3/10/17
Download the consultation documents and surveillance review from here
This NICE guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.
In August 2017, we added footnotes to recommendations 1.2.3, 1.4.27, 1.4.28 and 1.4.29 with a link to the MHRA toolkit on the risks of valproate medicines in female patients. We also updated a crosslink in recommendation 1.8.23 to link to the NICE guideline on violence and aggression. Footnotes were also added to recommendations 1.4.17 and 1.9.9 advising people that the UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory is available as an additional resource when seeking advice about specific drugs.
NICE Guidance on Intrapartum Care for Healthy Women and Babies (CG190) has been updated.
February 2017: The evidence has been reviewed for the sections on measuring fetal heart rate as part of the initial assessment and on fetal monitoring during labour. Recommendations for which the evidence was reviewed are labelled . Recommendations were added or amended, or the committee agreed that no changes were needed to the recommended actions.