Learning Outcomes for Study Session 11

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

11.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 11.1)

11.2  Know how to identify normal and abnormal lie of the fetus using palpation and auscultation. (SAQs 11.1 and 11.2)

11.3  Know how to assess fetal well-being by auscultation and fetal kick. (SAQs 11.1, 11.3 and 11.4)

11.4  Identify fetal conditions that require referral to the nearest health centre. (SAQ 11.4)

Study Session 11  Assessing the Fetus

11.1  Finding the baby’s position in the uterus