Supine Vena Cava

by Cathy Parkes October 20, 2019

Supine Vena Cava

Supine vena cava syndrome is maternal hypotension due to the weight of the uterus on the vena cava when mom is supine. Teach mom to lay on her left side or place a wedge under one hip when supine.


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