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Assignment: 1.

) Phases of pregnancy
The first trimester of pregnancy lasts from week 1 through week 12. Your first sign of pregnancy may be a missed of menstrual period. The second trimester of pregnancy (from week 13 to week 27) is the time when most women start to look pregnant and may begin to wear maternity clothes. By 10 weeks the top of your uterus, called fundus, will be about halfway between your pubic bone and your navel. By 27 were the fundi will be about 2 inches. (5cm) or more above your navel. You may find that the second trimester is the easiest part of pregnancy. For some women, the breast tenderness, morning sickness, and fatigue your bladder may be less as the uterus grows out of the pelvis. The third trimester lasts from week 28 to the birth. Many women have some discomfort during this time as their belly gets bigger. Sleep problems are common during this period.

2.) Complications of pregnancy

Special Condition
Nausea/ Improper body weight

Prevention and Management

Small frequent feedings instead of thee large meals and high carbohydrates, low fat foods such as crackers and jelly and liquids should be taken between meals Proper nutrition. Iron and folic acid prescribed by the physician Folic acid prescribed by the doctor Proper nutrition Fluid intake, proper nutrition and exercise

Toxaemia Morning sickness Anaemia Diabetes Constipation

3.) Three district stage of labor

1st stage- Begin with the first contraction and last until the cervix has opened enough to allow the baby to pass through. Contraction happened every few minutes and last a minute. 2nd stage- Starts when the cervix is completely open and last until the baby is delivered. During this period, contraction happens every 2-3 minutes. After the baby is born, the doctor cuts the umbilical cord. Healthy babies breathe and cry almost immediately. 3rd stage- This is the final stage of the labor. It is when the placenta is delivered. In this stage, mothers uterine contractions push the placenta or afterbirths out of her body. At this time, the birth is completed.