Antenatal Care


Antenatal Care

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 170%
Ease of Revision 9.49 / 10

Question Pattern

This Chapter would have been a source of ragging in OG postings.
And rightly so, cos these are the fundamentals of Antenatal care.

The questions will be on absolute basics

  • Diagnosis of Pregnancy
  • Signs of Pregnancy
  • Clinical examination in pregnancy
  • Prenatal testing to identify fetal abnormalities
  • Nutritional requirements in pregnancy
  • NST – basics and common patterns
  • USG findings in normal pregnancy
  • Estimation of Fetal age

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Folic Acid in Pregnancy
  • Obstertric Formula definition
  • Amniotic fluid has acetyl cholinesterase enzyme. What is the diagnosis?
  • RDA in Pregnancy
  • Cardiac activity of fetus by Transabdominal USG (TAS) is seen earliest at
  • Quadruple testing
  • AFP in Pregnancy
  • Invasive procedures for prenatal diagnosis
  • Causes of oligo and polyhydramnios
  • 1st Trimester USG findings
  • EDD Calculation
  • Chadwick sign
  • Banana and lemon signs are seen in which fetal anomaly?
  • Ideal number of antenatal visits
  • Clinical Signs in 2nd trimester
  • Stations in pelvis
  • Daily caloric need in pregnancy
  • Pregnancy and X-ray exposure
  • Chorionic villous sampling – Overview
  • USG in pregnancy – Overview
  • Non Invasive Prenatal Testing – Overview
  • Johnson formula
  • High Risk Pregnancy – Definition
  • Obstetric grips
  • Biophysical profile (BPP)/Manning score

Suggested Revision

Have a look at the following topics

  • Vaccines in Pregnancy
  • Biometric predictor of the gestational age
  • Oral GTT
  • NST
  • Best parameters for estimation of fetal age
  • Fetal monitoring using Ultrasound
  • b-hCG in Pregnancy
  • Uterine souffle
  • Fetal Souffle
  • Amniocentesis
  • Deceleration patterns in CTG
  • Sinusoidal NST
  • Doppler in Pregnancy

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