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Table2-10. Pregnancy and delivery

Structure and functionAnatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum
Structure and functionFunctional and morphological changes of the fetus and placenta during pregnancy
Structure and functionProcess of a normal pregnancy (including physical changes during pregnancy)
Structure and functionProcess of a normal delivery
Structure and functionProcesses during the postpartum period
Structure and functionMaternal changes associated with childcare, mental health issues, and maternal and child health
SymptomsAbdominal pain
SymptomsNausea and vomiting
SymptomsAbdominal distention and abdominal mass
SymptomsMenstrual abnormality
SymptomsVaginal bleeding
Methods of examinationTests in pregnancy (pregnancy test, ultrasound, etc.)
Methods of examinationExaminations during pregnancy (blood tests, prenatal genetic testing, amniotic fluid testing, amniotic fluid secretion test, nonstress test, ultrasound, ultrasound doppler, and amniotic fluid volume estimation)
Methods of examinationDelivery examination (ultrasound and cardiotocography)
Specific therapiesPrecautions when taking medications during pregnancy
Specific therapiesIndications for abortion, forceps and suction delivery, and caesarean section