The nurse is developing a care plan for a client in her 34th week of gestation

The nurse is developing a care plan for a client in

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93. The nurse is developing a care plan for a client in her 34th week of gestation who is experiencing premature labor. What nonpharmacologic intervention should the plan include to halt premature labor? a.)Encouraging ambulation b.)Serving a nutritious dietc.)Promoting adequate hydration d.)Performing nipple stimulationD. RATIONALE: Providing adequate hydration to the woman in premature labor may help halt contractions. The client should be placed on bed rest so that the fetus exerts less pressure on the cervix. A nutritious diet is important in pregnancy, but it won't halt premature labor. Nipple stimulation activates the release of oxytocin, which promotes uterine contractions.94. A client treated for premature labor is ready for discharge. Which instruction should the nurse include in the discharge teaching plan?95. The nurse is caring for a client in labor. Which assessment finding indicates fetal distress? 96. The nurse is assessing a woman in labor. Her cervix is dilated 8 cm. Her contractions are occurring every 2 minutes. She's irritable and in considerable pain. What type of breathing should the nurse instruct the woman to use during the peak of a contraction?
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