6 Substance Abuse in Pregnancy Nursing Care Plans

Substance dependence is a growing health problem in clients of childbearing age, so its incidence during pregnancy is also increasing. The number of women who use illicit substances during pregnancy is unknown, but as many as 375,000 infants may be affected yearly. As many as 10% to 20% of pregnant women admit to using illicit substances during pregnancy. Adolescents have an increased rate of inhalant abuse and binge drinking. 

6 Bleeding in Pregnancy (Prenatal Hemorrhage) Nursing Care Plans

Nurse care planning for a client with prenatal hemorrhage include assess maternal/fetal condition, maintain circulatory fluid volume, assist with efforts to nurture the pregnancy, if possible, avoid complications, provide emotional support to the client/couple, and provide knowledge on short- and long-term complications of the hemorrhage. Here are seven (7) nursing care plans (NCP) for prenatal hemorrhage.