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Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH)
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Women are the cornerstone of a healthy and prosperous world — we must act now to eliminate preventable deaths and injuries.

Reducing the number of women who bleed to death during or after pregnancy and birth is the goal of the AWHONN Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) Implementation Community. The initiative is designed to improve clinicians' recognition of, readiness for, and response to postpartum hemorrhage.









AWHONN Postpartum Hemorrhage (PPH) Project In Action


We at AWHONN wish to thank all of the attached who helped make the PPH Project a success.


About AWHONN’s PPH Implementation Community

Building upon AWHONN’s success with the PPH Project, AWHONN’s PPH Implementation Community will allow hospital leaders to interact with and receive support from AWHONN staff and other implementation community members.  Currently AWHONN is seeking hospital-based nurse champions for our implementation community who agree to:

  1. Ensure that nurses who care for women during the intrapartum and postpartum periods in their facility complete the PPH Online Education Modules
  2. Begin integrating the PPH tools in their facility's electronic medical record (EMR) and participate in calls every other month with AWHONN and other PPH implementation community leaders for a period of 12 months. Calls will be scheduled on the following days:
    • Informational webinar:  September 7, 2016
    • Orientation call: December 7, 2016
    • Call #1:  January 11, 2017
    • Call #2:  March 28, 2017
    • Call #3:  May 31, 2017
    • Call #4:  July 26, 2017
    • Call #5:  September 27, 2017
    • Call #6:  November 15, 2017

The tools discussed in the implementation community include:

  • Postpartum Hemorrhage Risk Assessment Table
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage Staging Algorithm
  • Quantification of Blood Loss Calculator
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage Debriefing Tool
  • MAP-IT Checklist

Membership in the Implementation Communities includes:

  • Up to 50 seats for online PPH education
  • Six 60- to 90-minute conference calls to support implementation and integration of community-specific algorithms into the electronic medical record.  Learn from other Community members and the AWHONN staff team.
  • Audio recordings of the Implementation Community conference calls.
  • License to integrate community-specific algorithms into the participating facility’s electronic medical record.


To access the Implementation Community order form, please click here.

To access the PPH Implementation Community informational webinar, please click here. 


Additional PPH Implementation Community Questions?

Please contact:
Mitty Songer 

Associate Director Product Sales

(304) 550-3984

Other PPH Resources

Keeping up-to-date on the latest in postpartum hemorrhage care is essential for the safety of mothers and infants. Below are some of the best resources that are currently available for postpartum hemorrhage care:


Quantification of Blood Loss Video



AWHONN Resources 


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