AVAILING OF BIRTHING FACILITIES

About the service

One of the programs of the Department of Health (DOH) is that each LGU if possible should establish a birthing clinic in order to provide an environment conducive to the best care for mother, infant and to eliminate maternal and infant mortality rate.

Requirement

– Maternal Health Record

Fees:

P 1,000.00

How to avail of the service

1. Admission

MHM on duty admit the patient

2. Monitoring stages of labor

First stage of labor (starts when musculature of the uterus starts true pronounced constructions and brings about progressive cervical effacement and dilatation of the cervix)

Second stage of labor starts with complete dilatation and effacement of the cervix and end with the actual birth of the infant. Patient is placed in the RHU delivery Area

Third stage of Labor (Expulsion of Placenta)

> Injection of Methergin

> Carry out doctor’s order

> Forth stage of labor (Recovery Period) still in the delivery room

3. New born care

> Apgar Scoring

> Cord dressing (New born care area)

> Application of eye prophylaxis

> Measurements and weighing

>Injection of Vitamin K

4. Payment

Advice watcher to pay the prescribed fees

5. Discharge of patient

> inspect/dressed the umbilical cord

> Personal hygiene of mother patient

> health teaching and counseling

> carry out doctor’s order

> Release the mother and child

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