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What are some risk factors with gestational diabetes

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**What are some risk factors with Gestational diabetes? Select all that apply.
A patient with diabetes is in the first trimester of pregnancy and is currently having difficulty keepingbloodglucose levels within normal limits. The patient explains that she has been “eating for two” so thebaby is healthy. How should the nurse respond to the patient?
Anemia and pregnancyPregnant women not ingesting iron.Be certain she is remembering to take her prenatal vitamins. These contain an ironsupplement to help prevent anemia. Anemia is important to prevent because it places an extra burden on the heart because hercirculatory system must circulate blood more vigorously than usual to distribute oxygen to all body cells.The nurse explains to a pregnant client that she will need to take iron during her pregnancy after beingdiagnosed with iron-deficiency anemia. The nurse suggests that absorption of the supplemental iron canbe increased by taking it with which substance?
Ch. 21Ectopic PregnancyMethotrexate:Treatment for ectopic pregnancies to terminate pregnancyA woman is admitted with a diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy. For which procedure should the nurseprepare?
Preterm Labor**A pregnant patient is diagnosed with preterm labor. What should the nurse teach the patient to help prevent the reoccurrence of pretermlabor? (Select all that apply.)A) Drink 8 to 10 glasses of fluid each day.B) Report any signs of ruptured membranes.C) Remain on bed rest except to use the bathroom.D) Lie flat on the back should uterine contractions occur.E) Engage in mild activities of daily living with frequent rest periods.Ans: A, B, CFeedback:To reduce the onset of preterm labor, the nurse should instruct the patient to drink 8 to 10 glasses of fluid each day to remain hydrated. Thepatient should also report any signs of ruptured membranes and remain on bed rest unless using the bathroom. Should uterine contractionsbegin, the patient should be instructed to lie on either the right or left side to increase blood return to the uterus. The patient should notengage in any activity other than bed rest with bathroom privileges.

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