i want to make sure that you realize that any careplan and particularly the nursing diagnoses that you pick rely on the symptoms your patient is having. you should do an assessment of your patient just like any med/surg patient and look at the abnormal data which you will use to back up your nursing diagnoses.
here are some ideas for possible nanda nursing diagnoses for the woman in active labor. understand that after birth there will be problems that may need to be addressed that are not on this list.
impaired urinary elimination
readiness for enhanced family coping
decreased cardiac output
deficient fluid volume
impaired tissue integrity
risk for powerlessness
risk for injury: fetal
risk for infection
risk for impaired skin integrity
risk for deficient fluid volume
risk for ineffective airway clearance [in the newborn]