2 - Obs - Antenatal Care - Aims of care + Pre Conceptual care and counselling Flashcards Preview

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1

there are 6 aims of antenatal care - PREVENT or DETECT + MANAGE what?? (4 aims)

...pre-existing maternal disorders that may affect pregnancy
...maternal complx of pregnancy
...fetal complx of preg
...congenital fetal problems, if requested by pt

2

what are the two aims that aren't just about preventing/detecting problems

planning with mum the delivery to ensure safety for mum and baby, and maternal satisfaction

provide education and advice regarding lifestyle and minor conditions of pregnancy

3

health check of mum - what is checked and given pre preg? what if chronic disease? eg?

rubella status - immunisation given pre-preg
health can be optimised eg strict glucose control in DM to reduce risk of congenital anomalies

4

what advice if given in the health check?

advice on smoking, drinking and drugs

5

what can also be optimised at the health check? eg? what else can be given routinely? why?

medication - lamotrigine instead of valproate

folic acid - reduce NTDs

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