Numbness of tongue
Loss of consciousness
High to total anesthesia
Deceleration= This is the Para sympathetic system response that dominates that maybe Benign or Abnormal. They can be categorized by
Dehydration or anxiety in the mother can also lead to fetal tachycardia.
Certain medications like anticholinergic drugs can also contribute to elevated heart rate in the fetus.
Preterm fetus is also associated with fetal tachycardia.
Anemia or thyrotoxicosis in the mother can also result in fetal tachycardia.
Position of Mother
Position of fetus
Administer Oxygen to mother
Fluid= ice chips or and small sips of clear fluid are the only things offered
IV Fluid= these are used to maintain hydration especially if the labor process is very long and mother is unable to get sufficient amount of fluid orally or if mother has Epidural which causes dry mouth or Intrathecal anesthesia
Active Phase= Modified paced breathing
Transition Phase= This is more patterned breathing by use of the “panting” blow
Anxiety= If the mother is getting very anxious it can causes more secretion of Catecholoamine secretion which causes more stimuli to the brain from the pelvis because of decreased blood flow and increased muscle tension this effect increases more pain
Support person= Support of family or friends helps a mother with her labor and that she may be less opt to use a lot of pain meds or epidurals knowing that she has this support
Socioeconomic status= This begins right at Pre natal care right to the end at birth, if proper care is not given throughout the pregnancy due to financial issues can lead to risk for both mother and baby
Age= Age can put a mother at risk during pregnancy, Post pregnancy and most important for the neonate. Once a woman reaches 40yrs of age the risk become more and more evident that they will happen