Maternity Services

Maternity Services

Outreach maternity services provide professional and caring support throughout you maternity journey to hundreds of families every year.

Services include:

Maternity Services at Outreach Women and Children Hospital Lagos

ANTENATAL SERVICES

  • Blood pressure surveillance
  • 12 antenatal visits
  • Surveillance of fetal growth and well being
  • Ultrasound – early and late pregnancy
  • Dating scan – fetal growth surveillance
  • Anomaly scan – To detect congenital abnormalities
  • Blood test to rule out hepatitis B + C, HIV, syphilis and Anaemia
  • Urine test to rule out proteinuria and signs of urinary tract infection
  • Opportunity for malaria and tetanus prevention
  • Pretest Counseling for HIV
  • Antenatal exercise class
  • Antenatal health education classes

INPATIENT SERVICE FOR SICK PREGNANT WOMEN

  • Admission capability for pregnant women with obstetric complication before delivery e.g severe Hyperemesis gravidarum, threatened abortion, preterm contraction

DELIVERY SERVICES

  • Lying in services – observation in early labour
  • Birthing service – midwife led supervision of labour
  • Delivery of complicated cases by O + G consultant
  • Instrumental delivery – vacuum extraction 1 forcaps delivery
  • Caesarian section – elective / emergency
A Pregnant woman in theater

POST NATAL SERVICE

  • Immediate surveillance of mother’s well-being post birth
  • Lactation , breast feeding support and availability of commercial breast pump
  • Education on essential new born care.

6 WEEKS POST NATAL

  • Family planning advice
  • Depression check – using Edinburgh Depression scoring system
  • Review of neonate

SPECIALIZED ANTENATAL CARE

  • Women with chronic medical conditions
  • Sickle cell anaemia
  • Rhesus negative mother with suspected iso immunization
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Chronic Asthma
Specialized Antenatal Care at Outreach Women and Children Hospital Festac

PRECONCEPTUAL CARE

  • Prescription of folic acid and oral vitamin D
  • Assessment of women physical health
  • Health education
  • Family planning advice
Fibroid-removal

ACUTE GYNECOLOGY SERVICE

  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Ovarian torsion

     ELECTIVE GYNAELOGICAL SERVICE

  • Fibroid removal
  • Hysterectomy
  • Ovarian cyst removal
  • Dysmenohae
  • STD Clinic
  • Exaggerated menopause
Family Planning
Fertility Services
Neonatal Resuscitation Service

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