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Maternal and Child Health Nursing

Topics regarding maternal and child health nursing which cover prenatal care, pregnancy and labor, care of the newborn, complications of pregnancy, and postnatal care.

Effects of Surgery on Pregnant Woman

Effects of Surgery on Pregnant Woman

Just like any surgical procedure, cesarean birth also has its systemic effects.
Complications of Adolescent Birth and Postpartum Period

Complications of Adolescent Birth and Postpartum Period

Pregnant adolescents have greater risks of complications than the average pregnant woman.
High-Risk Pregnancy

High-Risk Pregnancy

High-risk pregnancies are those concurrent disorders, pregnancy-related complications, or external factors that endanger the health of the woman and the fetus. Nurses must have the awareness regarding these diseases so they can act swiftly during these emergencies.
Placental and Cord Anomalies

Placental and Cord Anomalies

The cord and the placenta are always being assessed for anomalies after birth.
Cesarean Birth (C-Section) Nursing Care and Management

Cesarean Birth

Cesarean birth becomes the birth method of choice, which is entirely different from vaginal birth, so from assessment until discharge, healthcare professionals holistically adjust the care plan to accommodate the woman anticipating cesarean birth.

Labor Complications

Getting through labor is one of the most anticipated events during a woman’s pregnancy. To avoid complications during labor, thorough assessment should be conducted by the health care providers early during the woman’s pregnancy.

Problems with Fetal Position, Presentation, Size, & Passage

A pregnant woman would always want the best for the fetus growing inside of her.

Care of the Woman with Complications during Labor

When a disease or condition complicates the labor process, it is already up to the skills of the healthcare providers to clear the way for a safe labor despite the painful sensations the woman must go through.

Stages of Labor

Promoting the health of women in labor is one active way of reducing maternal mortality and ensuring universal access to reproductive health services.

The Pregnant Woman with Special Needs

A pregnant woman who has a special need needs more attention and care than an average woman warrants.