In my 3rd blog post about the insides of your Mutterpass we get to page 5 or your medical history as you can call it too.
If you missed the introduction and the beginning, here are the previous posts:
I hope your midwife or the staff of your gyn will go through your history with you.
Additional I will help you translate and explain.
I will start with the left side of the double page
At the top you will find space
- for your current age,
- weight before pregnancy
- and your height,
- the times you were pregnant ( Gravida )
- and how many times you gave birth before. ( Para )
It continues with
A. Medical history and overall findings / taken at your first visit:
- Family history as diabetes, high blood pressure, genetic and psych. dispositions.
- Your own personal medical history regarding heart, lung and liver, kidneys, central nervous system and psych.
- Bleeding and /or thrombosis history
- Past blood transfusions
- Special psych. challenges ( within the family or at work )
- Special social challenges ( monetary issues, integration issues )
- Rhesus incompatability ( during previous pregnancies )
- Skeleton abnormalities
- Pregnant under 18 years of age
- Pregnant over 35 years of age
- More than 4 kids
- Condition after fertility treatment
- Status / condition after preterm labour before your 37th week
- Status / condition after small- for- date- baby
- Status / condition after 2 or more abortions / interruptions
- Dead or injured child in medical history
- Complications after previous births
- Complications postpartum
- Status after cesarean section
- Status after any uterus operations
- Back to back pregnancy ( under 1 year )
- Other anomalities
All questions are answered with yes or no.
We continue with the right hand side
B. Special findings during progressing pregnancy
27. General health issues that require treatment
28. Long term medication
29. Smoking – abusus
30. Special mental stress
31. Special social stress
32. Vaginal bleeding occurring before your 28th week of pregnancy
33. Vaginal bleedings after 28th weeks of pregnancy
34. Placenta praevia ( is a placenta that sits very low, in front your cervix to be precise and blocks the way for the baby to be born vaginaly )
35. Multiple pregnancy
36. Hydramnion, not enough amniotic fluid around the baby
37. Oligohydramnion , too much amniotic fluid
38. Due Date discrepancies
39. Placenta insufficiency
40. Cervical insufficiancy
41. Preterm contractions /labour
43. UTIs, Urinary Tract Infections
44. Indirect Cooms test positiv ( blood group incompatibility from pregnant and unborn )
45. Risk regarding other blood findings
46. High Blood pressure ( over 140/90)
47. Protein sediment
48. Moderate or heavy oedema (water retention in your body)
49. Low blood pressure
50. Gestational diabetes ( diabetes which is pregnancy related )
51. Presentation abnormality
52. Other specifics
A little paragraph about your Expected Due Date
How your Expected Due Date was calculated.
- How long was your cycle before you became pregnant.
- Last period
- Day of conception ( if known )
- When did you note this pregnancy
- THE Expected Due Date
- Changed Expected Due Date
Puh, that is enough for today. Don’t you find?
If you are up for more, here you go.
Lots of love & Go leor de ghrá,