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Absolutely up to date and now in full-color all through, Maternal-Neonatal evidence Made highly fast! moment variation is the right point-of-care reference for nurses operating with pregnant sufferers in any medical atmosphere. This pocket-sized ebook offers immediate entry to info nurses desire quick each day on all facets of prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and neonatal care. The booklet incorporates a part on ECG interpretation, the main up to date ACLS guidance, a thesaurus of universal phrases, conversion charts, and over one hundred twenty five quick-reference charts and illustrations. coloured tabs support nurses locate info speedy. The wipeable web page floor permits nurses to jot down notes and take away them simply.

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Phase Taking in (1 to 2 days after delivery) Maternal behavior and tasks Reflective time Assumption of passive role and dependence on others for care Verbalization about labor and birth Sense of wonderment when looking at neonate Taking hold (2 to 7 days after delivery) Action-oriented time of increasing independence in care Strong interest in caring for neonate; commonly accompanied by feelings of insecurity about ability to care for neonate Letting go (7 days after delivery) Ability to redefine new role Acceptance of neonate's real image rather than fantasized image Recognition of neonate as separate from herself Assumption of responsibility for dependent neonate Palpating the fundus A full-term pregnancy stretches the ligaments supporting the uterus, placing it at risk for inversion during palpation and massage.

Let-down Movement of the milk forward through the nipple is termed the let-down reflex and may be triggered by things other than the neonate sucking at the breast. For example, women have reported that hearing their baby cry or thinking about him causes this reflex. Once the let-down reflex occurs and the neonate has fed for 10 to 15 minutes, new milk—called hind milk—is formed. This milk is thicker, whiter, and contains higher concentrations of fat and protein. Hind milk contains the calories and fat necessary for the neonate to gain weight, build brain tissue, and be more content and satisfied between feedings.

Transitional phase Maximum dilation is 8 to 10 cm. Average duration is 5 to 15 minutes. Stage 3 It extends from the delivery of the neonate to delivery of the placenta. It lasts from 5 to 30 minutes. It's divided into the placental separation and the placental expulsion phases. Stage 4 It covers the time immediately after delivery of the placenta. Typically, it's the first hour after delivery. It's referred to as the recovery period. 33 Classifying fetal presentation Fetal presentation may be broadly classified as cephalic, breech, shoulder, or compound.

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