Case Scenario: Ruba is a 39 years old, pregnant woman at 8 weeks gestation, and her…
Ruba is a 39 years old, pregnant woman at 8 weeks gestation, and her husband, Ali, is 50 years old, arrives at antenatal clinic for follow-up. The couples have been married for 12 years. Ruba completes the initial paperwork, and the nurse notes the following obstetric history: G6 T0 P0 A5 L0 M0. Ruba and Ali asked the nurse many questions regarding Down syndrome as Ali’s sister, recently, has a boy with Down syndrome.
Q1. After 7 months, Ruba is approximately 37 weeks gestation. She comes for antenatal follow-up visit complaining of backache, leg cramps, heartburn, constipation, and difficulty sleeping at night. Describe three nursing management for each Ruba’s complain (minor discomfort).
B. Leg cramps
E. Difficulty sleeping at night