Acknowledgements

Intrapartum Care has been edited from selected units of the Maternal Care manual of the Perinatal Education Programme. This learning programme for professionals is developed by the Perinatal Education Trust and funded by Eduhealthcare.

We acknowledge all the participants of the Perinatal Education Programme who have made suggestions and offered constructive criticism. It is only through constant feedback from colleagues and participants that the content of the Perinatal Education Programme courses can be improved.

Editor-in-Chief of the Perinatal Education Programme: Prof D L Woods

Editor of Intrapartum Care: Prof G B Theron

Contributors to Intrapartum Care: Prof H van C de Groot, Mrs A de Villiers, Dr D H Greenfield, Ms H Louw, Prof RC Pattinson, Prof G B Theron, Prof D L Woods