Volume 3 Chapter 14

  1. Ovulation
    Release of egg from ovary
  2. Afterbirth
    Placenta and accompanying membranes that are expelled after birth
  3. Umbilical Cord
    Structure with two arteries and one vein that connects fetus to placenta
  4. Amniotic Sac
    Membranes that surround and protect the developing fetus
  5. Amniotic Fluid
    Clear watery fluid that surrounds and protects the devloping fetus
  6. Physiologic Changes in Pregnancy
    • Repiratory: 20% increase in O2 consumption. 40% increase in tidal volume
    • Cardiovascular: Maternal blood volume increases by 45%. HR increases by 10-15 bpm.
    • GI: N/V common
    • Urinary: More urinary output
    • Musculoskeletal: Loosens pelvic joints. Low back pain.
  7. Causes of Bleeding During Pregnancy
    • Abortion
    • Ectopic Pregnancy
    • Placenta Previa
    • Abruptio Placentae
  8. Abortion
    Termination of pregnancy before the 20th week of gestation.
  9. Placenta Previa
    Placenta develops of cervical opening at the bottom of the uterus.
  10. Abruptio Placenta
    Placenta seperates from uterine wall causing significant hemorrhage.
  11. Stages of Labor
    • Dilation
    • Expulsion
    • Placental
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Volume 3 Chapter 14
Volume 3 Chapter 14