Stages of labor(4)
Four stage: (after deliver of baby and placenta, observing uterus and bleeding)
it is defined as the immediate postpartum period of approximately 2 hr after delivery of the placenta. During this time the patient’s general condition and the behavior of the uterus are to be carefully watched.
The maidwife monitors the amount of blood as well as pulse and blood pressure in the first several hours after delivery to identify excessive blood loss.