Normal Puerperium

This course is designed to equip the student midwife with knowledge, skills, and attitude to provide comprehensive culturally sensitive postpartum care.It covers physiology of the puerperium.

Intermediate 2(4 Ratings) 164 Students enrolled
Created by Fati Issaka Last updated Sat, 23-May-2020 English
Course objectives
  • Describe the physiological changes in the mother and baby during the puerperium
  • Manage the mother and baby during the puerperium
  • Manage minor disorders in both mother and the newborn
  • Counsel and provide care and support to the new family

Curriculum for this course
23 Lessons 01:20:06 Hours
Section One: Physiological Changes of the Puerperium
3 Lessons 00:15:40 Hours
  • Involution of the Uterus and Lactation 00:09:50
  • General Changes in all the Systems 00:05:50
  • Quiz One 00:00:00
  • Postpartum Tears/Blues 00:10:38
  • Assessment of the Puerperal Woman 00:13:01
  • Management of the Puerperal Woman 00:15:45
  • Quiz Two 00:00:00
  • Afterpain, Subinvolution & Urine Retention 00:14:20
  • Constipation and Breast Engorgement 00:10:42
  • Quiz Three 00:00:00
  • Changes in Systems Part One
  • Changes in Systems Part Two
  • Quiz Four 00:00:00
  • Characteristics of a Normal Baby
  • Immediate Care of the Newborn at Birth and Subsequent Care
  • Baby Bathing, Cord Dressing & Daily Examination of the Newborn
  • Quiz Five 00:00:00
  • Sore buttocks, Breast Engorgement and Constipation
  • Pseudo menstruation, Physiological Jaundice & Failure to Thrive
  • Quiz Six 00:00:00
  • Breastfeeding and its Advantages to Mother and Baby
  • Breastfeeding Difficulties and Management for both Mother and Baby
  • Quiz Seven 00:00:00
Requirements
  • You should have completed Anatomy of the Reproductive System
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About the instructor
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  • 164 Students
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Fati Issaka is a product of university for development studies with Bsc in midwifery she is very passionate about maternal and child health.

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  • Sun, 10-May-2020
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  • Tue, 26-May-2020
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  • Thu, 28-May-2020
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  • Fri, 05-Jun-2020
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Includes:
  • 01:20:06 Hours On demand videos
  • 23 Lessons
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and tv