Includes information on home care and follow-up instructions, as well as care of siblings and the extended family. Also included is information on HIV infection, AIDS, universal precautions, cesarean delivery, fetal monitoring, hemorrhage, and congenital heart diseases. The book is organized by problems that may occur before, during, and after birth. Plans of care are written according to the nursing process and arranged alphabetically in each section. Plans include definition, etiology and precipitating factors, assessment guidelines, and relevant diagnostic studies. Also provided are applicable nursing diagnoses, plus clearly defined goals, detailed interventions, and rationales.Jaffe, Marie S. is the author of 'Maternal-infant Health Care Planning' with ISBN 9780874347395 and ISBN 0874347394.