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What are the 3 phases of maternal adaptation?
I am pregnant (part of herself)
I am going to have a baby (caring)
I am going to be a mother (preparing realistically)
What are the 3 phases of paternal adaptation?
Announcement - accepting the fact that it's there
Moratorium - taking responsibility
Focusing - I'm going to be a father
What do we check for at 12-18 weeks?
genetic disorder when indicated.
CVS/MSAFP or "triple" or "quad" (multiple markers)
How often should a a pregs go in for check ups? 1st, 2d, 3rd, trimester?
- 1-2nd - monthly
- 3rd - every two weeks until the 36
- every week after that.
What can I do if I pee all the time?
Avoid caffeine, pee when you can. Kegals!
What can I do for my fat ankles?
Don't stand for a long time, feet elevated, don't constrict legs with clothes.
What can I do for headaches?
Avoid eyestrain, cold cloth.
What can I do about leg cramps?
Straight the leg and point toes to your face!
Professionally trained to provide labor support, including
physical, emotional, and informational support to women and their partners
during labor and birth.
How long does it take for the placental site to heal?
6 weeks after postpartum
What is lochia?
The blood and debris that comes out following delivery.
What lochia comes during the 1-4th postpartum day looking dark and red?
rubra. (like a ruby)
What lochia comes during the 4th-10th postpartum day looking pinkish/brown?
What lochia comes during the 11-21st postpartum lookin yellow?
Alba. (jessical alba is yellow?)
Cervix closes how many cms after several days?
When does the period start again after giving birth?
7-9 weeks for non lactating.
When will the abs recover from pregs?
When do the breasts become heavier and fully?
3-4 days after.
How much fluid is the mother losing during the 1st day after pregs?
WBC is elevated after birth. Concerned?
How long does it take for joints to recover?
How long does it take for the kidneys to come back to normal?
How long before rugae returns?
How long before this damn hemorrhoid goes away!?
Uterus involutes how long before normal?