Tuesday, April 16, 2024

EDUCATION ON MINOR DISORDERS OF PREGNANCY: MORNING SICKNESS

Table of Contents

REQUIREMENTS #

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STEPS #

  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 the possible cause of the nausea to her
  5. Advice client to avoid foods with strong smell and rich flavours
  6. Encourage her to eat a slice of toast or dry biscuit with nourishing fluid before getting up in the morning
  7. Encourage her to eat small amount of fluid at a time
  8. Help client to identify nauseating foods or substances and avoid them
  9. Advice client to let someone to prepare meals for her if possible to avoid the smell
  10. Encourage her to eat her preferred meals whenever she feels like
  11. Advice to her to get out of bed slowly
  12. Advise her not to skip meals
  13. Advice client to report to the clinic in case of severe vomiting
  14. Encourage client to ask questions and give appropriate answers
  15. Emphasize the need for client to adhere to information given
  16. Express appreciation of client for her cooperation
  17. Record and report all information in the Maternal and Child Health Book (Manual or Electronic)