Case Scenario 1:
Because of her episiotomy, TA is concerned about her first postdelivery bowel movement. It is explained to her that the docusate with sennosides product in her self-administered medication packet will help.
1) TA says that she does not want to take the docusate because she plans to breastfeed. What is the appropriate nursing diagnosis based on TA’s communication?
2)As a nurse how will you address TA’s concerns, based on knowledge of the product and breastfeeding?
Case Scenario 2:
TA (gravida 3, para 1) is ready to leave the hospital after delivery of a healthy baby. TA had developed gestational hypertension during her pregnancy, but she had no prior history of hypertension. She plans to breastfeed for 3 months. She desires contraception and asks about hormonal contraceptive methods.
TA asks whether she can take combination birth control pills while breastfeeding. Are other CHC methods available for TA besides the pill? What CHC start method is best for TA?