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Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy And Childbirth

The ICHOM Standard Set for Pregnancy And Childbirth is the result of hard work by a group of leading physicians, measurement experts and patients. It is our recommendation of the outcomes that matter most to persons with Pregnancy And Childbirth. We urge all providers around the world to start measuring these outcomes to better understand how to improve the lives of their patients.

1 Tracked via the PROMIS-10
2 Evaluated with the PHQ-2, optional follow-up with the EPDS
3 Option to track via the BSES-SF
4 Tracked via the ICIQ-SF and Wexner, Wexner and the PROMIS SFFAC102
5 Tracked via the MIBs
6 Tracked via the BSS-R

© 2016 ICHOM. All rights reserved. When using this set of outcomes, or quoting therefrom, in any way, we solely require that you always make a reference to ICHOM as the source so that this organization can continue its work to define more standard outcome sets.

Team that developed this standard

South Africa

Stefan Gebhardt | Tygerberg Hospital


Isis Amer-Wahlin | Sveus, Stockhom County Council, Karolinska Institute

United Kingdom

Mathew Coleman | University Hospital Southampton, NHS
James Duffy | Crown Initiative

United States

Allyson Brooks | Hoag Memorial Hospital
Tracy Flanagan | Kaiser Permanente
Meredith Greene | Massachusetts General Hospital
Elliott Main | Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, CMQCC
Marlin Mills | Hoag Memorial Hospital
Malini Nijagal | Boston Medical Center
Michelle Owens | University of Mississippi Medical Center, ACOG
Carol Sakala | National Partnership for Women & Familiess
Rachel Thompson | The Dartmouth, Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice


Tessa Kowaliw* | South Australian Reform Association Inc.
Rod Petersen | Women’s and Babies’ Division, WCHN


Anna Marie Speciale | American College of Nurse Midwives


J Ravichandran R Jeganathan | National Obstetric Registry
Shamala Devi Karalasingam | National Obstetric Registry


Gouke Bonsel | Erasmus Medical Center
Arie Franx | Utrecht Medical Center
Floris Groendendaal | Utrecht Medical Center
Irwin Reiss | Erasmus Medical Center
Marije de Ruiter | Utrecht Medical Center

*Patient representative

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