13.5.2  The second FANC visit

Schedule the second FANC visit at 24-28 weeks of pregnancy. Follow the procedures already described for the first visit. In addition:

  • Address any complaints and concerns of the pregnant woman and her partner.
  • For first-time mothers and anyone with a history of hypertension or pre-eclampsia/eclampsia), perform the dipstick test for protein in the urine. (You will learn how to do this in Study Session 19 of this Module.)
  • Review and if necessary modify her individualised care plan.
  • Give advice on any sources of social or financial support that may be available in her community.

13.5.1  The first FANC visit

13.5.3  The third FANC visit