Prenatal Care

  • Paul Lyons
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


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    Prenatal care is a process not an event.

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    Excellent prenatal care represents a partnership between the provider, the patient, and her family.

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    Key domains of intake information in prenatal care include pregnancy dating, baseline maternal health status, family health history, medical conditions impacted by pregnancy, medical conditions impacting pregnancy, and infection.

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    Key domains of information during follow-up visits include normal growth and development, medical and/or obstetrical complications of pregnancy, and onset of labor.



Down Syndrome Prenatal Care Prenatal Visit Family Health History Nuchal Translucency 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Lyons
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  1. 1.Department of Family MedicineUniversity of California, RiversideRiversideUSA

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