Insulin requirements moderate as the pregnancy progresses.
A decreased need for insulin occurs during the second trimester.
Elevations in human chorionic gonadotrophin decrease the need for insulin.
Fetal development depends on adequate insulin regulation.
Providing a calm environment
Obtaining a diet history
Administering an analgesic
Assessing fetal heart tones
Respiratory distress syndrome
Dinoprostone (Prostin E.)
Continue the infusion of magnesium sulfate while monitoring the client’s blood pressure
Stop the infusion of magnesium sulfate and contact the physician
Slow the infusion rate and turn the client on her left side
Administer calcium gluconate IV push and continue to monitor the blood pressure
An affected newborn has unaffected parents.
An affected newborn has one affected parent.
Affected parents have a one in four chance of passing on the defective gene.
Affected parents have unaffected children who are carriers.
Because it is a state law
To detect cardiovascular defects
Because of her age
To detect neurological defects
There is no need to take thyroid medication because the fetus’s thyroid produces a thyroid-stimulating hormone.
Regulation of thyroid medication is more difficult because the thyroid gland increases in size during pregnancy.
It is more difficult to maintain thyroid regulation during pregnancy due to a slowing of metabolism.
Fetal growth is arrested if thyroid medication is continued during pregnancy.
An apical pulse of 100
An absence of tonus
Cyanosis of the feet and hands
Jaundice of the skin and sclera
Delivery by Caesarean section