While assessing a multigravid client at 10 weeks’ gestation, the nurse notes a purplish color to the vagina and cervix. The nurse documents this finding as which of the following?
1. Goodell’s sign.
2. Chadwick’s sign.
3. Hegar’s sign.
A purplish blue discoloration of the vagina and cervix is termed Chadwick’s sign; it is caused by increased vascularity of the vagina during pregnancy and is considered a probable sign of pregnancy. Goodell’s sign, also considered a probable sign of pregnancy, refers to a softening of the cervix during pregnancy. Hegar’s sign, also a probable sign of pregnancy, refers to a softening of the lower uterine segment. Melasma,refers to the pigmentation of the skin on the face during pregnancy. Melasma is considered a presumptive sign of pregnancy.
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