P.C or P.B BSC First Year Nursing – Maternal Nursing Important Questions, INC AND RGUHS 2023 


  1. Explain in detail the physiological changes during pregnancy
  2. Define PPH (Post Partum Haemorrhage). What are the causes? Write in detail the nursing management of PPH
  3. Define Apgar score. Explain in detail essential new born care
  4. Explain in detail the growth and development of the foetus
  5. Define puerperium. Explain in detail the physiological changes during puer perium
  6. Discuss the mechanism of normal labour
  7. Explain in detail foetal circulation
  8.  Explain in detail the physiology of normal labour
  9. Discuss about intra uterine development
  10.  Define the term newborn. List the minor disorders of the newborn. Discuss the immediate care of the newborn
  11.  Define pregnancy included hypertension. List the complications of pregnancy induced hypertension. Discuss the management of eclampsia at 38 weeks of gestation of pregnancy
  12.  Define puerperium. List the types of lochia. Discuss the management of normal puerperium
  13.  Define partograph. Explain how you will use partograph effectively during intranatal period
  14.  What is newborn care. Explain the immediate care of the newborn.
  15.  Define ectopic pregnancy. Enumerate the types of ectopic pregnancy. Plan the postoperative nursing care of a woman with ectopic pregnancy using nursing process
  16.  Define preterm labour. What are the characteristic features of preterm labour. Describe the management of preterm labour to continue the pregnancy to term.
  17.  Define uterovaginal prolapsed. List the causes and types of UV prolapsed. Explain the management of UV prolapse
  18.  Explain minor disorders of pregnancy. Enumerate signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy. Explain the management of patient with ectopic pregnancy
  19.  Define labour. Discuss the physiological changes during the first stage of labour
  20.  Define third stage of labor. List the methods of separation of placenta. Discuss the management of third stage of labor
  21.  Define postpartum hemorrhage. List the predisposing factors for post partum hemorrhage. Discuss the management of primary post partum hemorrhage
  22.  Define polyhydramnios. List the etiological factors for polyhydramnios. Discuss the management of polyhydramnios complicating pregnancy



  1. Planned parenthood
  2. Causes of maternal mortality
  3. Legal aspect of maternal nursing
  4. Internal female reproductive organs
  5. Diagnosis of pregnancy
  6. Advantages of breast feeding
  7. Episiotomy
  8. Drugs used in obstetrics
  9. Ovarian hormones and their functions
  10.  Effect of anaemia on child bearing
  11.  Anatomy of non-pregnant uterus
  12.  Antenatal exercises
  13.  Reproductive and child health
  14.  Modern concept of maternal care
  15.  Minor disorders of newborn
  16.  Management of third stage labor
  17.  Causes of pre-eclamptic toxemia of pregnancy
  18.  Differentiate the term baby and pre-term baby
  19.  Stages of labour
  20.  High risk pregnancy
  21.  Baby friendly hospital initiative
  22.  Lochia
  23.  Genetic counseling
  24.  Ante natal nutrition
  25.  Care of pre mature infants
  26.  Postnatal psychosis
  27.  Physiology of lactation
  28.  Extra uterine adaptation of the newborn
  29.  Extra uterine contraceptive devices
  30.  Version
  31.  Indications of caesarean section
  32.   Explain natural family planning methods
  33.  Explain the causes of rupture of uterus
  34.  What are the functions of placenta
  35.  Enumerate the birth injuries of the newborn
  36.  Explain the physiological changes during postpartum period
  37.  Explain role of nurse in management of puerperal sepsis
  38.  Explain Burns Marshall method
  39.  Discuss the diet plan of antenatal mother at 3rd trimester
  40.  Explain the congenital malformations of newborn
  41.  Brief about abnormalities of bony pelvis
  42.  Explain the steps of baby friendly hospital initiative
  43.  Describe the management of arrested occipito posterior position
  44.  Explain the  management of acute polyhydromnios
  45.  Describe the various diameters of fetal skull
  46.  Signs and symptoms of ectopic pregnancy
  47.  Management of abruptio placenta
  48.  Planned parenthood
  49.  MTP act
  50.  Internal genital organs
  51.  Fetal circulation
  52.  Threatened abortion
  53.  Hydatidform mole
  54.  Complications of gestational DM
  55.  Amniotic fluid
  56.   Fetal development
  57.  Oxytocin
  58.  Vulval hematoma
  59.  Pre requisites for forceps application
  60.  Burns marshal method
  61.  List the complications of caesarean section
  62. What are all the advantages and disadvantages of vacuum extractor
  63. Explain about lovset manoeuvre method
  64. Diagnosis of occipito posterior position during pregnancy and delivery
  65. Characteristics of a preterm baby
  66. Explain about effects of diabetes on pregnancy
  67. Explain about mechanism of placental separation
  68. Role of the nurse in infertility management
  69. Medical termination of pregnancy



  1. Infertility
  2. Puerperium
  3. Mal presentation
  4. Vesicular mole
  5. Ophthamia Neonatorum
  6. Colostrums feeding
  7. Characteristics of female pelvis
  8. Maternal morbidity
  9. Cracked nipples
  10.  PIH (Pregnancy induced Hypertension)
  11.  Birth injuries of newborn
  12.  Quickening
  13.  Phototherapy
  14.  Birth asphyxia
  15.  Signs and symptoms of true labour
  16.  Embryo
  17.  Temporary birth control methods
  18.  Definition of labour
  19.  Maternal mortality
  20.  High risk neonate
  21.  Fertilization
  22.  Female pelvis
  23.  Maternal services
  24.  Newborn reflexes
  25.  Positive signs of pregnancy
  26.  Aims of prenatal care
  27.  Four indications for doing amniocentesis
  28.  Neonatal jaundice
  29.  Lightening
  30.  Menopause
  31.  Deep transverse arrest
  32.  Presentation
  33.  Asphyxia neonatorum
  34.  Baseline tachycardia
  35.  Constriction ring dystocia
  36.  Klympke’s palsy
  37.  Morula
  38.  Menopause
  39.  Incoordinate uterine action
  40.  Perineum
  41.  List the indications of episiotomy
  42.  What are the types of lochia
  43.  Define menopause
  44.  What is osiander’s sign
  45.  List the barrier methods of contraception
  46.  What are the aims of antenatal care
  47.  Define abortion and classify the types of abortion
  48.  List types of pelvis
  49.  Define crowning
  50.  Write the clinical features of pre eclampsia and eclampsia
  51.  Amenorrhea
  52.  Decapitation
  53.  Eligible couples
  54.  Safe motherhood
  55.  Clinical features of postpartum blues
  56.  Prolactin
  57.  Elderly primi
  58.   Advantages of colostrums
  59.  Jacquemier’s sign
  60.  Two contraindication for oral contraceptives
  61.  Define family welfare program
  62.  Define vasectomy
  63.  Difference between methergin and oxytocin
  64.  False labour pain
  65.  Bloody show
  66.  Cervical effacement
  67.  Episiotomy
  68.  Causes of precipitate labour
  69.  Convelaire uterus
  70.  Red current in white current juice
  71.  Stall worthy’s sign
  72.  Weight gain in pregnancy
  73.  PROM
  74.  AP diameters of fetal skull
  75.  Indications of CS
  76.  Uterine inertia
  77.  Polyhydramnios
  78.  Quickening
  79.  Hyperemesis gravidarum
  80.  Post maturity
  81.  Moulding
  82.  Zygote
  83.  Placenta previa
  84.  APGAR score
  85.  After pain
  86.  Amennorrhoea
  87.  Recto-vaginal fistula ​ 

2023 P.C or P.B BSC First Year Nursing – Maternal Nursing Important Questions, INC AND RGUHS Syllabus 

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