This guideline covers the recognition and management of serious bacterial illness in the antenatal and intrapartum periods and its management in secondary care.
This guideline provides guidance for clinicians in the management of sepsis in the puerperium (sepsis developing after birth until 6 weeks postnatally).
This guideline provides clinicians with evidence-based information on the diagnosis and treatment of malaria in pregnancy in situations likely to be encountered in UK medical practice.
Sepsis is a major cause of maternal mortality and morbidity worldwide. In the UK, sepsis is now the leading cause of direct maternal deaths. Raising awareness among healthcare professionals about the risks of maternal sepsis and the importance of early management is urgently needed.