The newborn’s toes will hyperextend and fan apart from dorsiflexion of the big toe when one side of foot is stroked upward from the ball of the heel and across the ball of the foot.
The newborn abducts and flexes all extremities and may begin to cry when exposed to sudden movement or loud noise.
The newborn turns the head in the direction of stimulus. opens the mouth. and begins to suck when cheek. lip. or corner of mouth is touched.
The newborn will attempt to crawl forward with both arms and legs when he is placed on his abdomen on a flat surface
Severe anemia leading to an electrolyte. metabolic. and nutritional imbalances in the absence of other medical problems.
Severe nausea and vomiting leading to an electrolyte. metabolic. and nutritional imbalances in the absence of other medical problems.
Loss of appetite and continuous vomiting that commonly results in dehydration and ultimately decreasing maternal nutrients
Severe nausea and diarrhea that can cause gastrointestinal irritation and possibly internal bleeding
Edema of the feet and ankles
Edema of the hands and face
Weight gain of 1 lb/week
Early morning headache
Renal or vascular disease
Bright red. painless vaginal bleeding
Concealed or external dark red bleeding
Palpable fetal outline
Soft and nontender abdomen
Weak contraction prolonged to more than 70 seconds
Tetanic contractions prolonged to more than 90 seconds
Increased pain with bright red vaginal bleeding
Increased restlessness and anxiety
Instruct the mother’s support person to remain in the family lounge until after the delivery
Arrange for a staff member of the anesthesia department to explain what to expect postoperatively
Modify preoperative teaching to meet the needs of either a planned or emergency cesarean birth
Explain the surgery. expected outcome. and kind of anesthetics
Labor that begins after 20 weeks gestation and before 37 weeks gestation
Labor that begins after 15 weeks gestation and before 37 weeks gestation
Labor that begins after 24 weeks gestation and before 28 weeks gestation
Labor that begins after 28 weeks gestation and before 40 weeks gestation