Learning Outcomes for Study Session 5

When you have studied this session you should be able to:

5.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQs 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3)

5.2  Describe the signs of second stage labour and explain what is happening to the mother and the baby as it moves down the birth canal. (SAQs 5.1 and 5.2)

5.3  Describe how you would assess if the second stage is progressing normally and identify the warning signs that sufficient progress is not being made. (SAQs 5.1 and 5.2)

5.4  Describe how you would conduct the normal delivery of a healthy baby and give it immediate newborn care. (SAQs 5.3 and 5.4)

5.5  Explain how you would support bonding between mother and newborn after the delivery. (SAQ 5.5)

Study Session 5  Conducting a Normal Delivery

5.1  Recognising the signs of second stage labour