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assessment Minor Problems in Pregnancy

 

REVIEW/assessment 2

 

 Minor Problems in Pregnancy

 

Morning sickness:

Often noted on a chart as ___ 

Probably caused by _____________

Some degree of morning sickness should be expected. T_ F___

When does N/V usually improve?   

Morning sickness may be made worse by:

(name at least two)

 

 

Improved by:

(name at least 5)

 

 

 

Constipation and hemorrhoids:

Why is constipation more common during pregnancy?   

Pregnancy hormones which relax the veins may also contribute to ______  as well.

 

Hemorrhoids may be made worse by:

(name at least three)

 

They may be improved by:

(name at least three)

 

 

Self care/Treatment:

(name at least five)

 

Even if a  pregnant woman has problems with constipation or hemorrhoids she should avoid _______

Varicose veins

May be  made worse by:

(name at least two)

 

May be improved by:

(name at least three).

 

Leg Cramp:

 

Is this rare?____ or common?_

 

What nutrient may help prevent them? (and how much would you recommend)?

 

 What might help to treat them when they occur?

(name two)

 

 

Indigestion and heart burn

 

Heartburn and indigestion are made worse by:

(name at least three)

 

 

 

May be improved by:

(name at least two)

 

Holistic Remedies for Heartburn or Indigestion

(list at least 8)

 

 

Bachache

 

Bachache is made worse by:

(name at least two)

 

May be improved by:

(name at least four)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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International Center for Traditional Childbearing
Midwifery Mentorship Program
Portland, Oregon