Postpartum Assesstmant

Jan 6, 2009

Place the mother in bed comfortably .
Check the fundus if firm at regular intervals
Check number of perenial pads that should not saturate too much fresh blood within 8 hours
Check vital signs at regular basis as a routine responsibility in the ward unless there is abnormality
Check bowel and bladder elimination . Should at least urinate at first hour
Check breast engorgement and condition of nipples . advised breast feeding
Inspect incision if no signs of infection.


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