Midwife in Berlin and her English translation of the German Mutterpass
This part of your Mutterpass focuses on your medical history.
If you missed Mutterpass 1 and Mutterpass 2, here you go.
I hope your midwife or your DR. will go through your Mutterpass and your medical history with you.
Additional I will help you translate and explain.
Starting 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 )
Your Mutterpass an English translation 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.
The right hand side states:
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,
I am happy if you leave a reply