Preterm Prelabour Rupture of Membranes (PPROM) Outpatient Management,Obstetrics

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(After a period of 48-72 hours as an inpatient)

Prior to discharge, women should be advised of the signs and symptoms of chorioamnionitis and under what circumstances they should seek specialist advice. Give them the patient information leaflet.

The following women are unlikely to be suitable for outpatient management:

  • Non-cephalic presentation
  • Living somewhere far from the unit
  • SNIPS issues that may prevent compliance
  • Difficulties with transportation

NOTE: this guideline is hosted on the NHSGGC Obstetrics & Gynaecology Handbook website. Clicking on the link below will open the guideline in a new window.


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