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Maternity Nursing - Flashcards

The Level Up RN Maternity Nursing Flashcards were designed to help both nurses and nursing students learn and retain information about maternal nursing from preconception to newborn/postpartum care. The flashcards are both a clear, complete study tool and a helpful reference for practicing RNs, PNs, and other medical professionals. Our flashcards cover five sections including:

  • Preconception
  • Pregnancy
  • Labor & Delivery (L&D)
  • Newborn Assessment/Care
  • Postpartum Assessment/Care

Level Up RN flashcards contain just the core information you need to know, without all the fluff. We also incorporate memory tools and tricks to make learning fun and effective. This helps you:

  • Focus on the most important information.
  • Save time and effort when studying.
  • Retain the information more effectively.

What's included?

One hundred forty (140) 3” x 5” content flashcards. Each card is durable, with a glossy front and a matte back for easy note-taking.

Index of key topics

Section dividers

Level Up RN Learning System

Beautiful, durable storage box

Helpful, silly hints marked with a Cool Chicken icon

Edition 3 of Level Up RN's Maternity Flashcards takes our proven flashcards and adds even more. Now in a durable box with room for your fingers, section dividers, and the Level Up RN Learning System, the most important information you need is easier to use than ever.

Content Updates

Only minor content updates were made in this edition, including the addition of a few flashcards that provide additional details about medications used to treat preterm labor and postpartum hemorrhage.


  • Contraception (behavioral, barrier, hormonal methods)
  • Infertility


  • Signs of pregnancy and physiological changes during pregnancy.
  • Prenatal care visits and labs/diagnostic testing during pregnancy
  • Maternal teaching, including: nutrition, warning signs, unpleasant side effects.
  • Fetal assessment methods, including: ultrasound, chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, non-stress test, biophysical profile, contraction stress test.
  • Pregnancy complications, including: miscarriage, molar pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, TORCH, STIs, HIV/AIDs, hyperemesis, candidiasis, iron-deficient anemia, urinary tract infection, gestational diabetes, cervical insufficiency, placenta previa, abruptio placenta, gestational hypertension, group B streptococcus beta-hemolytic, amniotic fluid abnormalities.

Labor and Delivery (L&D)

  • Physiologic changes during pregnancy.
  • True vs. false labor.
  • Factors affecting labor.
  • Fetal position and station.
  • Stages of labor.
  • Effacement vs. Dilation.
  • Pain management during labor.
  • Leopold Maneuvers.
  • FHR monitoring, abnormal findings, interventions.
  • External cephalic version and bishop score.
  • Labor induction and augmentation.
  • Labor and Delivery complications, including: premature rupture of membranes, preterm labor, labor dystocia, prolapsed umbilical cord, cesarean section, uterine rupture, amniotic fluid embolism, precipitous labor.

Newborn Care

  • APGAR scoring
  • Vital signs
  • New Ballard Scale
  • Thermoregulation
  • Measurements and physical assessment of newborn
  • Newborn reflexes.
  • Laboratory Studies, heel stick, medications administered after birth
  • Newborn complications, including: neonatal substance withdrawal, hypoglycemia, macrosomic infants, sepsis neonatorum, necrotizing enterocolitis, hyperbilirubinemia, preterm infants, postmature infants, meconium aspiration syndrome.
  • Discharge teaching, including: infant nutrition, breastfeeding, breastmilk storage, formula feeding, circumcision, bathing, cord care, crib and sleep safety, car seat safety.

Postpartum Assessment/Care

  • Fundal and lochia assessment.
  • Perineum care and breast care.
  • Postpartum immunizations.
  • Maternal role attainment, parental-infant bonding, sibling adaptation.
  • Cardiovascular changes after birth.
  • Postpartum complications, including: deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, postpartum hemorrhage, endometritis, mastitis, mental health concerns
For more detail, check out the searchable, interactive index of Maternity Topics.

Which Nursing Exams Do These Flashcards Help With?

  • ATI and HESI exams
  • Nursing class exams

Who will level up their learning using These Flashcards?

  • Nursing Students
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs)
  • Registered Nurses (RNs)
  • Patient Care Assistants (PCAs)

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