MINOR DISORDERS OF PREGNANCY
Minor disorders are only disorders that occur during pregnancy and are not life threatening.
Nausea and vomiting
This presents between 4 and 12 weeks gestation. Hormonal influences are listed as the most likely
causes. It is u
1 CUTANEOUS MYCOSES
Dermatophytoses(tinea or ringworm)
Fungi (dermatophytes) that infect only superficial keratinized structures (skin, hair, and nails),
not deeper tissues
3 main genera - epidermophyton, trichophyton, and microsporum
Spread from infected
Other terms used to describe this phenomenon are fertilization, impregnation or fecundation.
Fertilization is the union of the ovum and a spermatozoa.
Fertilization must occur fairly quickly after release of the ovum because it
ANTENATAL CARE FOR PREGNANT WOMAN
Antenatal care is the care given to a woman during her pregnancy.
1. To promote and maintain good health of the mother and fetus during pregnancy
2. To ensure that the pregnancy result in healthy infant and he
PHYSIOLOGICAL CHANGES OF PREGNANCY
There are physiological biochemical and anatomical changes that occur during pregnancy. These
changes may be systemic or local.
Most of the systemic changes return to pre pregnancy status 6 weeks after delivery.