WHO recommendation on administration of enema on admission

A woman in labour with a nurse in hospital room.

WHO recommendation on administration of enema on admission

 

Recommendation

Administration of enema for reducing the use of labour augmentation is not recommended.

(Not recommended)

 

Publication history

First published: February 2018

Updated: No update planned

Assessed as up-to-date: February 2018

 

Remarks

 

Related links

WHO recommendations on intrapartum care for a positive childbirth experience

(2018) - full document and evidence tables

Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth: A guide for midwives and doctors

Pregnancy, Childbirth, Postpartum and Newborn Care: A guide for essential practice

WHO Programmes: Sexual and Reproductive health

Maternal Health

 

Citation: WHO Reproductive Health Library. WHO recommendation on enema on admission of labour. (February 2018). The WHO Reproductive Health Library; Geneva: World Health Organization.