Active Management of Third Stage of Labour: A Clinical Tutorial

PATH's Maternal and Newborn Health Technology Initiative, in collaboration with South Africa's KwaZulu Natal Department of Health, produced this essential training video on active management of the third stage of labor. Using real clinical footage, this video presents the information, skills, and practices that birth attendants need to routinely provide this life-saving intervention and prevent postpartum hemorrhage. To obtain free copies of the video on CD-ROM, please email a request to publications@path.org. For optimal viewing of the low-resolution versions posted here, save the files to your hard drive by right-clicking on the links below and selecting “Save target as." Please note: the Clinical Tutorial and Core Topics files require Windows Media Player, available as a free download from Microsoft.

Publication date: January 2008

Available materials

    1. Active Management of Third Stage of Labour: A Clinical Tutorial 12.9 MB WMV
    2. Active Management of Third Stage of Labour: Core Topics 12.5 MB WMV
    3. Active Management of Third Stage of Labour: Skills Checklist 182.7 KB PDF
    4. Active Management of Third Stage of Labour: Narration 96.2 KB PDF