A systematic approach to the physiologic adaptations of pregnancy.

@article{Torgersen2006ASA,
  title={A systematic approach to the physiologic adaptations of pregnancy.},
  author={Keiko L Torgersen and Carol A Curran},
  journal={Critical care nursing quarterly},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={2-19}
}
When a woman learns that she is pregnant, her emotions are like a roller coaster. To her, she is pregnant. She begins to plan all the things that could be and is in constant motion to await the 9 months until the arrival of her bundle of joy. However, to those of us in the perinatal nursing field, it means so much more. The pregnant woman's body goes through some profound anatomical, physiologic, and biochemical changes to adapt to and support the entire pregnancy, which ultimately support the… CONTINUE READING

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