THIRD ANTENATAL VISIT

Between weeks 28–36

Goals

  • Check foetal growth
  • Exclude anaemia
  • Assess for signs of pregnancy-induced hypertension
  • Review delivery plan
  • History taking, laboratory investigations
  • Same as for 2nd antenatal visit

Examination

  • Same as for 2nd antenatal visit, PLUS
  • Pallor: check palms and conjunctiva (for anaemia)

Health promotion

  • As for 2nd antenatal visit, PLUS
  • Discuss labour/early rupture of membranes (PROM)
  • Review delivery plan