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Postpartum Hemorrhage: Resource Overview

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has identified the following resources that may be helpful for ob-gyns, other health care providers and patients on topics related to postpartum hemorrhage.

These materials are for information purposes only and are not meant to be comprehensive. Referral to these resources does not imply ACOG's endorsement of the organization, the organization’s website, or the content of the resource. The resources may change without notice.

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Resources for Ob-Gyns and Women’s Health Care Providers

ACOG Simulations Consortium Learning Objectives: Postpartum Hemorrhage Caused by Uterine Atony

This ACOG-developed simulation is designed to help ob-gyns and health care providers manage postpartum hemorrhage caused by uterine atony. 

Obstetric Care Consensus: Placenta Accreta Spectrum

This Obstetric Care Consensus, published by ACOG in December 2018, discusses risk factors, diagnosis, and management of placenta accreta.

Practice Bulletin: Postpartum Hemorrhage

"Postpartum Hemorrhage," issued by ACOG in October 2017, provides information on risk factors, management, and clinical considerations for postpartum hemorrhage.


External Resources

Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care  

The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care provides tools to help ensure patient safety, including the Obstetric Hemorrhage Patient Safety Bundle, educational materials, and other resources.

California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

The California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative provides resources, including the OB Hemorrhage Toolkit, to help providers, clinical staff, hospitals, and healthcare organizations develop methods for timely recognition and an organized, quick response to hemorrhage. 

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188
Mailing Address: PO Box 96920, Washington, DC 20024-9998