Home Birth Intrapartum Care
Group Health expects or recommends the following labor, delivery, and immediate post-partum care.
Care during labor
During labor you will provide the following care:
Observation during labor
During labor, also obtain, evaluate, and record the following information:
Delivery and Immediate Post-Partum Care
To prepare for delivery, ensure that:
During delivery you will provide the following care:
Immediate post-partum care
Immediately upon delivery, you will offer the following postpartum care. See also Home Birth Newborn Care.
The Provider Manual is not intended for any use by any party other than as a resource for Group Health Cooperative's contracted providers in fulfilling their obligations under provider contracts. Group Health intends for the manual to be accurate for its intended purpose but doesnt guarantee accuracy. Providers should comply with the terms of their provider contracts and any legal requirements in the event of an inconsistency between the manual and a requirement in their provider contracts or the law.
Emergency Notification Line
Except in emergent or life-threatening situations, use a Group Health-owned or contracted facility. Contact the 24-hour Emergency Notification Line toll-free at 1-888-457-9516 when transferring a patient to the hospital.