Your patient delivered a full-term baby 12 hours ago. The woman and her husband, who are in their…

Your patient delivered a full-term baby 12 hours ago. The woman and her husband, who are in their early 20s, have just been informed by their pediatrician that their baby has trisomy 21 (Down syndrome). This is their first child and they did not have prenatal genetic testing. Your nursing care will include (select all of the correct nursing actions): A. Explaining that they will go through a grieving process over the loss of their “dream” child. B. Explaining the importance of talking openly to each other about their feelings and concerns regarding their child. C. Explaining they will benefit from seeing a genetic counselor. D. Explaining that they should direct questions regarding the baby’s diagnosis to their pediatrician.

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