Sexual and reproductive health

Pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and newborn care

A guide for essential practice (3rd edition)

World Health Organization, United Nations Population Fund, UNICEF, The World Bank

Guide front cover

Publication details

Number of pages: 184
Publication date: 2015
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 154935 6


18 November 2015 − WHO has been alerted to concerns expressed related to the wording on episiotomy in specific situations. We have temporarily removed the publication from the website while we are doing a review of the evidence with in-house and external experts. We will make the publication available on the website once the review is completed and any needed revisions are made.