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What inspections should be done after the birth?

What inspections should be done after the birth?Postpartum consultation aims to identify current problems or complications that surfaced during pregnancy or childbirth, to prevent undesirable consequences. It includes a complete gynecological examination and selection of appropriate contraception for you. 

1.Milestones and results of the survey. Doctor compile information about the course of your pregnancy, childbirth and their consequences on the status of your child. He will orient the survey so as to provide an objective picture of your health, taking into account the previous survey, and provide a medical certificate, which, in addition to information on changes in weight and blood pressure, there will be information about the state of the major organs. 

 2.Breast. If your baby is bottle-fed, inspection will be carried out in the same way as with any gynecological consultation. If you are breastfeeding, your doctor will examine your nipples will help solve problems with feeding. 

3.Abdomen. Often, the skin on the abdomen a bit stretched abdominal muscles did not immediately gain tone. If you do a cesarean, the doctor will check the condition of the joints. 

4.Crotch. The doctor looks the seams left after episiotomy, vaginal conducting a survey to test the elasticity of the muscles crotch. 

5.Study urinary organs. Using expander, the doctor checks the condition of the mucosa of the vagina and cervix, take the necessary samples for analysis if the results of the previous date. Be sure to tell your doctor about spontaneous urine, even random (if present). If the doctor finds any - any abnormalities, it will prescribe the procedures, reducing the function of the abdominal muscles and muscles of the perineum. Vaginal examination it determines whether the uterus is reduced to its original size, and returned there in its place. 

6.Additional survey and recommendations. Once you have passed postnatal examination, none of the laboratory tests did not mandatory, except for urine sugar content and albumin. These analyzes are conducted on a regular basis as a precaution. 

If you are not immunized against rubella, and now you'd better do it. Since this vaccine is a specific, sometimes unpredictable, the risk associated with the pathology of the fetus (especially when vaccination is carried out in the initial period of pregnancy), it is better if at the same time you are not pregnant. You should not be vaccinated earlier than 1 - 2 months after the start of the use of reliable contraception. If during pregnancy you have observed some complications, the doctor will make conclusions about their impact on the results of post-natal examination, ask to pass additional tests and refer you to other specialists. When high blood pressure, diabetes, low birth weight, urinary infections such additional tests are needed. The results of post-natal counseling to help you choose the most effective method of contraception, or to return to the already tested.




 
 

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