Learning Outcomes for Study Session 10

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

10.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 10.1)

10.2  Know how to measure fundal height using the finger method and a soft measuring tape. (SAQ 10.1)

10.3  Interpret fundal height measurements to assess normal fetal growth in relation to gestational age. (SAQ 10.2)

10.4  Identify possible causes of abnormal fundal height measurements and take the appropriate actions. (SAQ 10.3)

Study Session 10  Estimating Gestational Age from Fundal Height Measurement

10.1  What does measuring the height of the mother’s uterus tell us?