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The nurse is caring for a client who delivered twins 2 days ago. During the morning assessment, the nurse notes that the fundus is firm and located midline and at the level of the umbilicus. Which should the nurse do in light of this information?

▸ Contact the healthcare provider and request a medication to return the uterus to a normal position.

▸ Ask the client to void and recheck the level of the fundus.

▸ Check the previous assessments to confirm that the fundus is decreasing daily.

▸ Massage the fundus until there is evidence that it has reduced in size.
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Check the previous assessments to confirm that the fundus is decreasing daily.

The nurse should check the prior assessment to determine where the fundus started immediately after birth and that it has been progressively getting smaller.

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