Toolkit for Maternity Blood Management

Improving identification and management of iron deficiency and anaemia

The Blood Service has developed a free resource for anyone involved in antenatal care to improve the detection and management of iron deficiency and anaemia in pregnant women.

This follows successful collaboration with three health services, using clinical practice improvement (CPI) methodology towards sustained systemic changes to optimise a woman’s iron and haemoglobin at childbirth.

The toolkit includes:

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The toolkit includes implementation considerations for change management and allows for local customisation.

Download your copy of the Toolkit for Maternity Blood Management:

Supplementary resources referred to in the toolkit:

*The Maternity Blood Management Audit is a simplified snapshot audit available online in the Blood Service Audit Tool.

If you would like to order a printed copy (within Australia only) or have any questions, please email transfusionlearning@redcrossblood.org.au