Maternal Nursing Important Questions

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P.C or P.B BSC First Year Nursing – Maternal Nursing Important Questions, INC AND RGUHS 2024 


  1. Explain in detail the physiological changes during pregnancy
  2. Define PPH (Post Partum Haemorrhage). What are the causes? Write in detail the nursing management of PPH

  3. Define Apgar score. Explain in detail essential new born care

  4. Explain in detail the growth and development of the foetus

  5. Define puerperium. Explain in detail the physiological changes during puer perium

  6. Discuss the mechanism of normal labour

  7. Explain in detail foetal circulation

  8.  Explain in detail the physiology of normal labour

  9. Discuss about intra uterine development

  10.  Define the term newborn. List the minor disorders of the newborn. Discuss the immediate care of the newborn

  11.  Define pregnancy included hypertension. List the complications of pregnancy induced hypertension. Discuss the management of eclampsia at 38 weeks of gestation of pregnancy

  12.  Define puerperium. List the types of lochia. Discuss the management of normal puerperium

  13.  Define partograph. Explain how you will use partograph effectively during intranatal period

  14.  What is newborn care. Explain the immediate care of the newborn.

  15.  Define ectopic pregnancy. Enumerate the types of ectopic pregnancy. Plan the postoperative nursing care of a woman with ectopic pregnancy using nursing process

  16.  Define preterm labour. What are the characteristic features of preterm labour. Describe the management of preterm labour to continue the pregnancy to term.

  17.  Define uterovaginal prolapsed. List the causes and types of UV prolapsed. Explain the management of UV prolapse

  18.  Explain minor disorders of pregnancy. Enumerate signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy. Explain the management of patient with ectopic pregnancy

  19.  Define labour. Discuss the physiological changes during the first stage of labour

  20.  Define third stage of labor. List the methods of separation of placenta. Discuss the management of third stage of labor

  21.  Define postpartum hemorrhage. List the predisposing factors for post partum hemorrhage. Discuss the management of primary post partum hemorrhage

  22.  Define polyhydramnios. List the etiological factors for polyhydramnios. Discuss the management of polyhydramnios complicating pregnancy



  1. Planned parenthood
  2. Causes of maternal mortality

  3. Legal aspect of maternal nursing

  4. Internal female reproductive organs

  5. Diagnosis of pregnancy

  6. Advantages of breast feeding

  7. Episiotomy

  8. Drugs used in obstetrics

  9. Ovarian hormones and their functions

  10.  Effect of anaemia on child bearing

  11.  Anatomy of non-pregnant uterus

  12.  Antenatal exercises

  13.  Reproductive and child health

  14.  Modern concept of maternal care

  15.  Minor disorders of newborn

  16.  Management of third stage labor

  17.  Causes of pre-eclamptic toxemia of pregnancy

  18.  Differentiate the term baby and pre-term baby

  19.  Stages of labour

  20.  High risk pregnancy

  21.  Baby friendly hospital initiative

  22.  Lochia

  23.  Genetic counseling

  24.  Ante natal nutrition

  25.  Care of pre mature infants

  26.  Postnatal psychosis

  27.  Physiology of lactation

  28.  Extra uterine adaptation of the newborn

  29.  Extra uterine contraceptive devices

  30.  Version

  31.  Indications of caesarean section

  32.   Explain natural family planning methods

  33.  Explain the causes of rupture of uterus

  34.  What are the functions of placenta

  35.  Enumerate the birth injuries of the newborn

  36.  Explain the physiological changes during postpartum period

  37.  Explain role of nurse in management of puerperal sepsis

  38.  Explain Burns Marshall method

  39.  Discuss the diet plan of antenatal mother at 3rd trimester

  40.  Explain the congenital malformations of newborn

  41.  Brief about abnormalities of bony pelvis

  42.  Explain the steps of baby friendly hospital initiative

  43.  Describe the management of arrested occipito posterior position

  44.  Explain the  management of acute polyhydromnios

  45.  Describe the various diameters of fetal skull

  46.  Signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy

  47.  Management of abruptio placenta

  48.  Planned parenthood

  49.  MTP act

  50.  Internal genital organs

  51.  Fetal circulation

  52.  Threatened abortion

  53.  Hydatidform mole

  54.  Complications of gestational DM

  55.  Amniotic fluid

  56.   Fetal development

  57.  Oxytocin

  58.  Vulval hematoma

  59.  Pre requisites for forceps application

  60.  Burns marshal method

  61.  List the complications of caesarean section

  62. What are all the advantages and disadvantages of vacuum extractor

  63. Explain about lovset manoeuvre method

  64. Diagnosis of occipito posterior position during pregnancy and delivery

  65. Characteristics of a preterm baby

  66. Explain about effects of diabetes on pregnancy

  67. Explain about mechanism of placental separation

  68. Role of the nurse in infertility management

  69. Medical termination of pregnancy



  1. Infertility
  2. Puerperium

  3. Mal presentation

  4. Vesicular mole

  5. Ophthamia Neonatorum

  6. Colostrums feeding

  7. Characteristics of female pelvis

  8. Maternal morbidity

  9. Cracked nipples

  10.  PIH (Pregnancy induced Hypertension)

  11.  Birth injuries of newborn

  12.  Quickening

  13.  Phototherapy

  14.  Birth asphyxia

  15.  Signs and symptoms of true labour

  16.  Embryo

  17.  Temporary birth control methods

  18.  Definition of labour

  19.  Maternal mortality

  20.  High risk neonate

  21.  Fertilization

  22.  Female pelvis

  23.  Maternal services

  24.  Newborn reflexes

  25.  Positive signs of pregnancy

  26.  Aims of prenatal care

  27.  Four indications for doing amniocentesis

  28.  Neonatal jaundice

  29.  Lightening

  30.  Menopause

  31.  Deep transverse arrest

  32.  Presentation

  33.  Asphyxia neonatorum

  34.  Baseline tachycardia

  35.  Constriction ring dystocia

  36.  Klympke’s palsy

  37.  Morula

  38.  Menopause

  39.  Incoordinate uterine action

  40.  Perineum

  41.  List the indications of episiotomy

  42.  What are the types of lochia

  43.  Define menopause

  44.  What is osiander’s sign

  45.  List the barrier methods of contraception

  46.  What are the aims of antenatal care

  47.  Define abortion and classify the types of abortion

  48.  List types of pelvis

  49.  Define crowning

  50.  Write the clinical features of pre eclampsia and eclampsia

  51.  Amenorrhea

  52.  Decapitation

  53.  Eligible couples

  54.  Safe motherhood

  55.  Clinical features of postpartum blues

  56.  Prolactin

  57.  Elderly primi

  58.   Advantages of colostrums

  59.  Jacquemier’s sign

  60.  Two contraindication for oral contraceptives

  61.  Define family welfare program

  62.  Define vasectomy

  63.  Difference between methergin and oxytocin

  64.  False labour pain

  65.  Bloody show

  66.  Cervical effacement

  67.  Episiotomy

  68.  Causes of precipitate labour

  69.  Convelaire uterus

  70.  Red current in white current juice

  71.  Stall worthy’s sign

  72.  Weight gain in pregnancy

  73.  PROM

  74.  AP diameters of fetal skull

  75.  Indications of CS

  76.  Uterine inertia

  77.  Polyhydramnios

  78.  Quickening

  79.  Hyperemesis gravidarum

  80.  Post maturity

  81.  Moulding

  82.  Zygote

  83.  Placenta previa

  84.  APGAR score

  85.  After pain

  86.  Amennorrhoea

  87.  Recto-vaginal fistula ​