OB- Postpartum Management

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OB- Postpartum Management
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2013-05-22 08:27:54
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  1. What should the level of the uterus be right after delivery? How many days does it take to return to a pelvic organ?
    -level of the umbilicus right after delivery

    -pelvic organ by 14 weeks
  2. When does the uterus return to normal size?
    6 weeks postpartum
  3. When should weight be decreased by 50% postpartum?
    7 days
  4. How long does it take the placental site to regrow?
    -may take 6 weeks (begin regeneration after 3 weeks)
  5. What is lochia?
    • -superficial decidual layer sloughed off after delivery
    • -Lochia rubra--> 7 days (if continues past 7 days, piece of placenta may be attached)
    • -Lochia serosa--> 7-14 days
    • -Lochia Alba--> clear vaginal d/c
    • **Duration--> 33 days
  6. When does the cervical exernal os close after delivery? Internal os?
    Ext. os-->1 week (FT)

    Int. os--> 6 weeks (if still open, consider placental fragments)
  7. When does the lower uterine segment return to normal?
    -1-2 weeks

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