Some parts of the placenta are still in the uterus.
Uterine contractions were inadequate.
The mother has a blood clotting disorder. (para 2-23a)
Perform a vaginal examination.
(para 2-7b CAUTION)
A spontaneous abortion that cannot be prevented.
You are correct if you listed any four of the following:
High blood pressure.
Abdominal pain. (para 2-8a(1) through (5))
The fetus she carries.
Rub the infant's back gently.
Slap the soles of the infant's feet.
The baby is in excellent condition. (Tables 2-1 and 2-2)
a. Insert your gloved hand into the vagina.
b. Create an air passage by placing your fingers on either side of the baby's
c. Then push the vaginal wall away from the infant's face. (para 2-17 NOTE)
Prolapsed. (para 2-18)
DO NOT attempt to deliver the baby.
DO NOT pull on the presenting limb.
DO NOT try to place the limb back in the vagina.
DO NOT place your hand into the vagina unless there is a prolapsed umbilical
cord. (para 2-19 ATTENTION)
Has been pregnant two or more times.
End of Lesson 2