Maternal and Child Health Nursing

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Maternal and Child Health Nursing

Anatomy and physiology of female reproductive


=> Introduction - Anatomy and physiology of female reproductive system
=> Bony Pelvis
=> Pelvic floor
=> Part of the fetal skull
=> Measurements of the fetal skull
=> Importance of the fetal skull to the midwife
=> The scalp
=> The intracranial membranes and sinuses - Fetal skull
=> Moulding - Fetal skull

The Female Reproductive System


=> The Vulva
=> The Vagina
=> The Uterus
=> The Fallopian Tubes
=> The Ovaries
=> The Menstrual Cycle
=> Minor Discomforts Associated With Menstruation
=> Menopause

The Male Reproductive System


=> The Male Reproductive System
=> External Organs - Male Reproductive System
=> Internal Organs - Male Reproductive System
=> The Male Hormones
=> Formation of the Spermatozoa: Spermatogenes (Spermatogenesis)
=> Sperm

Fetal Development Placenta Development and Fetal Circulation


=> Fetal and Placental Development and Fetal Circulation
=> Formation of the Decidua
=> Growth and Development of the Fertilised Ovum
=> The Placenta Development
=> Functions of the Placenta
=> The Membranes - Placenta
=> The Umbilical Cord or Funis
=> Diseases of the Placenta
=> Fetal Circulation

Urinary System


=> Urinary System
=> Kidneys
=> Functions of the kidney
=> The ureters
=> The bladder
=> The urethra
=> Micturation
=> Psychological changes in pregnancy, labour and puerperium
=> The breast
=> Physiology of Lactation - breast

Physiology of Pregnancy


=> Physiology of Pregnancy
=> Signs and Symptoms of Pregnancy
=> Differential Diagnosis - Physiology of Pregnancy
=> Physiological changes due to pregnancy
=> The minor disorders of pregnancy
=> Psychosocial care in pregnancy
=> Digestive system - The minor disorders of pregnancy
=> Musculoskeletal system - The minor disorders of pregnancy
=> Genito-urinary system - The minor disorders of pregnancy
=> Circulatory system - The minor disorders of pregnancy
=> Nervous system - The minor disorders of pregnancy

Prenatal Care


=> Prenatal Care
=> Aim of antenatal care
=> Process of Antenatal care
=> Advice to the Pregnant Woman
=> General examination of the ante-natal patients
=> Investigations - General examination of the ante-natal patients
=> Abdominal examination - General examination of the ante-natal patients
=> Head fitting - General examination of the ante-natal patients
=> Calculation of expected date of delivery (EDD)
=> Prenatal screening for hospital delivery

Labour


=> Labour
=> Stages of labour
=> Duration of labor
=> Physiology of labour
=> Methods of placental separation
=> Causes of onset of labor: Hormonal and Mechanical Theories
=> Signs of Labour
=> Mechanism of normal labor
=> Pain relief in labour
=> Methods of Pain relief in labour
=> Drugs used in labour

Management of Labor


=> Management of patient in labour
=> Indications for vaginal examination
=> Subsequent management of labour
=> Second stage - Management of patient in labour
=> Methods of delivery - Management of patient in labour
=> Left lateral position - Management of patient in labour
=> Management of third stage - Management of patient in labour
=> Care after the delivery of the placenta
=> Episiotomy

Puerperium


=> Puerperium
=> Psychology of puerperium
=> Restoration of ovulation and menstruation
=> Management of puerperium
=> Birth control/family planning methods

Abnormal Conditions in Pregnancy and Labour


=> Abnormal Conditions in Pregnancy and Labour
=> Cephalopelvic Disproportion - (CPD)
=> Retroverted Gravid Uterus
=> Breast Conditions - Abnormal Conditions in Pregnancy and Labour
=> Hyperemesis Gravidarum
=> Psychosis in Pregnancy
=> Harmful and Traditional Practices against Women and Children
=> Sexually Transmitted Diseases
=> Non-venereal Vaginal Infections
=> Other Acute Infections - Abnormal Conditions in Pregnancy and Labour

Obstetric Conditions that Complicate Pregnancy


=> Obstetric Conditions that Complicate Pregnancy
=> Essential Hypertension
=> Intra Uterine Death of Fetus (IUD)
=> Polyhydraminios
=> Postmaturity (Prolonged Pregnancy)
=> Multiple Pregnancy
=> Diagnosis of twins
=> The Effect of Twins on Pregnancy
=> The Effect of Twins on Labour

Medical Conditions in Pregnancy


=> Medical Conditions in Pregnancy
=> Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Pregnancy
=> Cardiac Diseases
=> Anaemia in Pregnancy
=> Nutritional or Pathological Anaemia In Pregnancy
=> Folic Acid Deficiency Anaemia
=> Sickle Cell (Disease Anaemia in Pregnancy)
=> Malaria in Pregnancy

MalpresentationsPositions


=> Malpresentations/Positions
=> Breech Presentation
=> Occipito Posterior Position
=> Abnormal Uterine Action: Definition, Causes and Types
=> Transverse Lie/ Shoulder Presentation: Causes, Diagnosis, Management

Obstetric Emergencies


=> Obstetric Emergencies
=> Bleeding In Early Pregnancy
=> Abortion and Causes, Types of Abortion
=> Blood Mole - Bleeding In Early Pregnancy
=> Extra-uterine Pregnancy
=> Abdominal Pregnancy - Bleeding In Early Pregnancy
=> Hydatidiform Mole
=> Post Abortion Care (PAC)
=> Bleeding In Late Pregnancy
=> Management of Undiagnosed APH
=> Placental Praevia
=> Abruptio Placenta
=> Obstructed Labour
=> Rupture of Uterus
=> Cord Presentation
=> Cord Prolapse
=> Maternal and Fetal Distress
=> Obstetric Shock
=> Mendelson’s syndrome (Pulmonary acid Aspiration Syndrome)
=> Amniotic Fluids Embolism
=> Endotoxic Shock

Abnormal Puerperium


=> Sub-Involution - Abnormal Puerperium
=> Post Partum Hemorrhage
=> Puerperal Pyrexia
=> Thrombotic Diseases
=> Puerperal Psychosis

Obstetric Interventions


=> Obstetric Interventions
=> Episiotomy /Perineal Laceration
=> Types of Episiotomy /Perineal Laceration
=> Induction of Labour
=> Vacuum Extraction - Ventouse
=> Forceps Delivery
=> Symphysiotomy
=> Caesarean Section and Types of Caesarean Section
=> Amniocentesis
=> Cordocentesis
=> Destructive Operations (Embryotomy)



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