The book is intended to facilitate the care planning process for nursing students and nurses working with maternal and newborn clients.
Each nursing care plans include nursing diagnosis and its definition (as per NANDA Taxonomy-2006), etiological factors, assessment data, characteristics of problems, expected outcomes, nursing interventions and evidence-based rationales, and evaluation.
It compiles all possible nursing diagnoses and care plans for:
Mothers in different stages of normal pregnancy, spontaneous labor, delivery and post-delivery periods
Pregnant women with associated medical problems and gestational complications
Women who go through spontaneous and assisted pregnancy complications
Newborns following normal birth process and in uncomplicated neonatal life
Babies following assisted births and experiencing neonatal health problems
Neonates who are preterm, post-term and with growth deviations.
This book is designed to assist students of undergraduate and postgraduate nursing courses as well as nursing professionals practicing maternal-newborn nursing