Obstetric Conditions that Complicate Pregnancy
In last unit we learnt about certain factors that complicate pregnancy like structural and social conditions. In this unit we shall discuss more obstetric conditions that can hamper the smooth progress of pregnancy. This shall include multiple pregnancy, pregnancy induced hypertension, hydramnios, intrauterine death.
By the time we conclude the discussion in this unit you would have been equipped with enough skills to:
· Identify deviation from normal pregnancy as you assess women in ante natal clinic
· Manage those conditions effectively
· Promote psychological coping mechanism in women with these conditions
· Alleviate their sufferings in pregnancy