Before placing the fetal monitoring device on a primigravid client’s fundus, the nurse performs Leopold’s maneuvers


Before placing the fetal monitoring device on a primigravid client’s fundus, the nurse performs Leopold’s maneuvers. When performing the third maneuver, the nurse explains that this maneuver is done for which of the following reasons?

1. To determine whether the fetal presenting part is engaged.

2. To locate the fetal cephalic prominence.

3. To distinguish between a breech and a cephalic presentation.

4. To locate the position of the fetal arms and legs.