Antenatal care visit

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
METeOR identifier:717749
Registration status:Health, Standard 20/11/2019
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 03/07/2020
Definition:

An intentional encounter between a pregnant female and a midwife or clinician to assess and improve maternal and fetal wellbeing throughout pregnancy and prior to labour.

Context:

An antenatal care visit may occur in the following clinical settings:

  • antenatal outpatient clinic
  • specialist outpatient clinic
  • general practitioner surgery
  • obstetrician private room
  • community health centre
  • rural and remote health clinic
  • independent midwife practice setting including home of pregnant female.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

National Perinatal Data Development Committee

Reference documents:

Mercy Hospital for Women, Southern Health and Women's & Children's Health 2006. 3 Centres consensus guidelines on antenatal care. Melbourne: 3 Centres Collaboration.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Antenatal care visit Health, Superseded 20/11/2019

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