Chapter

Minor disorders of pregnancy

Edited by Janet Medforth, Susan Battersby, Maggie Evans, Beverley Marsh and Angela Walker

in Oxford Handbook of Midwifery

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print June 2011 | ISBN: 9780199584673
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729867 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199584673.003.0006

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Nursing

Minor disorders of pregnancy

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Introduction 110

Backache 111

Constipation 112

Frequency of micturition 113

Indigestion and heartburn 114

Nausea and vomiting 115

Varicose veins and haemorrhoids 116

Minor disorders of pregnancy are a series of commonly experienced symptoms related to the effects of pregnancy hormones and the consequences of enlargement of the uterus as the fetus grows during pregnancy....

Chapter.  1827 words. 

Subjects: Midwifery ; Obstetrics

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