Flashcards in Third Trimester Deck (15)
When does the third trimester take place?
28 - 40 WEEKS GESTATION
Are there hormonal changes associated with the 3rd trimester?
Name the physical changes seen in the 3rd trimester? (10)
NAUSEATED (STOMACH PRESSURE - NOT HORMONAL)
WEIGHT GAIN EFFECTS ON JJ, LIGS, POSTURE
INCREASED PRESSURE ON BLADDER
INCREASED GAIT CHANGES
INCREASED BRAXTON HICKS CONTRACTIONS
LIGHTENING: BABY "DROPS"
POSSIBLE PUBIC SYMPHESIS DYSFUNCTION
All pregnancies involve a degree of abdominal ______________.
Name the emotional changes seen in the 3rd trimester?
EAGERNESS and ANXIOUSNESS
Assessing posture in the 3rd trimester, which potential pelvic changes would you want to look for? (4)
ANTERIOR PELVIC TILT
PUBIC SYMPHESIS DYSFUNCTION
Name the general posture considerations, which are considered throughout the 2nd and 3rd trimesters? (4)
THORACIC SPINE/RIBCAGE CHANGES
Which 2 muscles in the H/N/S will be most affected due to spine changes, apical breathing, and increased edema?
Abdominal pregnancy massage is always performed in the direction of ___________ to __________.
LATERAL to MEDIAL
Breast massage is indicated in 3rd trimester due to congestion and ______________.
What can a pregnant patient with greater trochanter pain be experiencing? (4)
EXCESS (but needed) SIDE SLEEPING
FASCIAL and IT BAND RESTRICTIONS
Is blood pressure higher or lower in the third trimester?
Calf cramps and pain could be due to what imbalance or dangerous scenario?
CALCIUM/ MAGNESIUM IMBALANCE
Name the special test for a DVT, and how would you perform it in the third trimester?
HOMAN'S SIGN in SIDELYING