Flashcards in Pregnancy Stuff Deck (13)
RhoGam is given to pregnant clients who are Rh ______ but whose baby is Rh ______
*RhoGam prevents the mom from developing antibodies against future Rh-positive babies
When is Rhogam Given?
28 weeks' gestation and within 72 hours after delivery (Given twice)
Do you give RhoGam if the client has a miscarriage?
Yes, if pregnancy is > 13 weeks
Do you give RhoGam to the infant?
No, never or to the father
What are tocolytics?
Drugs given to stop preterm labor
What is the mnemonic used to remeber the four drugs that can be used for preterm labor
It's Not My Time
What drugs do the letters stand for?
When giving these medications, what must you monitor continuously?
Fetal Heart rate/ maternal vital signs
Magnesium sulfate will decrease _____ _____, ____ _____ ____, and ______
Urine output, deep tendon reflexes, and respirations
If a client is given terbutaline, watch for_____
What two drugs do you never give to a pregnant client?
Think "Two QTs say no to OB's"
The umblilical cord in a newborn has _____ arteries and _____ vein