Monday, May 27, 2024


Table of Contents


  1. Establish rapport (refer steps)
  2. Provide privacy and ensure client assume desired position
  3. Explain to client the need to attend antenatal clinic and procedures involved
  4. Explain to client it is a normal occurrence in pregnancy
  5. Teach client to clean vulva from front to back
  6. Encourage client to use warm saline water to wash the vulva
  7. Advice client o wear loose cotton underwear
  8. Encourage client to iron or dry washed underwear under the sun
  9. Encourage client to wear panty liner/perineal pad when discharge is excessive
  10. Advice client to avoid douching
  11. Advice client to report to the clinic in case the discharge becomes coloured, itchy or offensive
  12. Encourage client to ask questions and give appropriate answers
  13. Emphasize the need for client to adhere to information given
  14. Express appreciation of client for her cooperation
  15. Record and report all information in the Maternal and Child Health Book (Manual or Electronic)