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

Funding towards this publication was generously provided by Eduhealthcare.

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

Editors of Saving Mothers and Babies: Prof D L Woods, Prof R C Pattinson, Dr D H Greenfield

Contributors: Prof G Theron, Prof H de Groot, Ms H Louw.