Fetal Distress Interventions Nursing Mnemonic



  • S-STOP infusion
  • M-Mom turned on side
  • O-O2 administration
  • A-Assess baby and mom to see if changes occurred
  • N-Notify Provider


These interventions should be implemented if a fetus is in distress during induction of labor with uterine stimulants. First things first, STOP the infusion, Mom should be turned to her side, give supplemental O2, Assess mom and baby, and notify the provider

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