2023-2024 Course Catalog 
  
    Feb 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Course Catalog
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NDER 8420E - Natural Childbirth IV: Postpartum Management


Credit(s): 3.00

This course focuses on the third stage of birth, from delivery of the placenta through six weeks postpartum. The effects of pregnancy resolution and the beginning of motherhood on a woman’s body, mind and spirit are studied. Students are taught practical skills, such as perineal repair, bladder catheterization, IV insertion, blood loss estimation, management of postpartum hemorrhage, and breast-feeding support; as well as an appreciation for the dynamics of personal and familial transition during this period. Prerequisite(s): CLS 7310 . 



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