Helps bring the placenta when the wait is prolonged
Angelica brings the placenta “like an angel.”
Use also for partial separation of the placenta.
Best used after the placenta is out and you are certain it is complete.
Can cause clots to form immediately as the placenta separates
Cravings for Non-nutritive substances
Craving non-nutritive substances such as clay, coffee grounds, ice, flour, baking soda, dry milk of magnesia, paraffin and corn, starch may indicate minerals or calories deficiency.
Craving non-nutritive substances such as ice, clay, sand or soil, may indicate Iron deficiency
Daily dietary requirements of protein during pregnancy
80 to 100 grams
Use the second maneuver of Leopold to determine if the baby is in a posterior or anterior position.
Tachycardia FHR rise above 160 bpm
Normal FHR between 120 – 160 bpm
Bradycardia FHR falls below 120 bpm