Category: Maternal & Child Health Nursing

Phocomelia

Phocomelia

When talking about rare conditions, phocomelia is one of it. It is one of the rare birth defects wherein one or more limbs are missing or at least shortened. The...

Antepartum Care

Antepartum Care

Definition The antepartum or pre-natal period starts when the woman’s pregnancy is diagnosed and ends just before the baby is delivered. Antepartum care promotes patient education and provides ongoing risk...

Birthmarks

Birthmarks

Definition A blemish on the skin noted when a baby is born is called a birthmark. Birthmarks are abnormalities of the skin that are present at birth. These markings on...

Prenatal Development

Prenatal Development

PRE-EMBRYONIC PERIOD Cell Division Stage The first two weeks after conception is called the preembryonic period. By the fourth day after conception takes place, the fertilized ovum is now called...