(a) NPO except ice chips while in labor.
(b) Activities allowed and disallowed according to ward policies (i.e.
Use of fetal monitors.
(e) Visitation policies.
Where patient's personal belongings will be maintained.
Orient the patient to the surroundings (that is, room, call bell).
Initiate the patient's labor chart.
(5) Review the information obtained originally in the exam room, verify and
transfer the OB health record to the labor chart per ward policies. You will review the
3 Duration of previous labors.
4 Problems with previous pregnancies/deliveries.
(b) General condition.
1 Rh status.
3 History of medical problems.
1 Onset of labor (contractions regular, 5 minutes or less).
2 Frequency, duration, and intensity of contractions.