Homework | maternal child care | Rasmussen College System
1. Monitoring vital signs and fetal heart tones- This is important in identifying any potential risk factors and can help detect changes that may be a sign of distress.
2. Assisting with positioning- Helping the patient to find a comfortable position when in labor can help reduce pain levels and increase comfort.
3. Administering medications as needed- Helps alleviate discomfort or provide additional support for women if complications arise during delivery.
4. Supporting patients emotionally–Providing emotional reassurance throughout the process is especially important for first time mothers or those experiencing anxiety or fear related to childbirth.
5. Educating parents on postpartum care -Giving new parents information about what to expect following delivery helps them better prepare for their child’s arrival while also providing assurance that they are capable of caring for the newborn correctly