Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the signs of second stage labour and explain what is happening to the mother and the baby as it moves down the birth canal.
  • Describe how you would assess if the second stage is progressing normally and identify the warning signs that sufficient progress is not being made.
  • Describe how you would conduct the normal delivery of a healthy baby and give it immediate newborn care.
  • Explain how you would support bonding between mother and newborn after the delivery.
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