5.1  Routine core postnatal care for the mother

The routine care provided to the mother during the postnatal period is mainly preventive measures targeted towards the early detection of the common causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in rural communities. During every postnatal visit, you should do the following routine activity, even when the mother does not complain of anything.

Learning Outcomes for Study Session 5

5.1.1  Check the mother’s vital signs