OB & Maternity 1.
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Contraceptive hormones can do this:
Reduce the duration of menstual periods, improve anemia, promote regular menstrual cycles.
This is Nagele's rule for estimating a baby's due date:
Get the date of the first day of the last normal period the pt had. Go BACK 3 months. Go FORWARD 7 days.
This is a contraindication for use contraceptive hormones:
Hx of thrombophlebitis. Rationale: They may alter clotting and increase the risk of thromii.
These are the wks at which a fetus is most susceptible to teratogenic effects:
2-8 wks (when the organs are forming).
This is the amount of wt a pregnant pt should gain per wk in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters:
This is the recommended amount of fluid intake/day for a pregnant pt:
This is how to measure contraction frequency:
Time from the beginning of 1 contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.
A pregnant pt has a prolapse of the umbilical cord. The following interventions can be done:
1. Manually relieve the umbilical cord compression. 2. Put the pt in Trendelenburg so gravity can assist.
Green amniotic fluid raises the following issues:
Passage of meconium, fetal distress, increased risk of meconium aspiration syndrome.
Does breast feeding inhibit ovulation?
Is breast feeding an effective contraception method?
Are hormonal contraceptives contraindicated during pregnancy?
This is the term used to describe when a uterus is relaxed: