Prenatal Development and Birth

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Pregnancy

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During stage 2 of labor, the placenta and umbilical cord are delivered.

- False .

Which of the following statements is NOT true about stage 3 of the birthing process.

- C .

The greatest risk of forming birth defects and miscarriage occur in the fetal stage.

- False .

The safest and most natural way to deliver a baby is vaginally.

- True .

A(n) __________ is created when sperm meets egg and contains all DNA necessary to create a person.

- A .

The gestational age of the embryo is measured from when the sperm and egg unite.

- False .

It can be dangerous for a pregnant woman to change the litter box.

- True .

Natural supplements tend to be safer to use during pregnancy than other types of supplements.

- False .

Which of the following is acceptable to use or take during pregnancy?

- D .

The first trimester is the most critical time for an embryo or fetus.

- True .

Which is NOT a process in the second trimester?

- A .

A mother should do all of the following EXCEPT:

- D .

Which of the following is TRUE about an epidural?

- B .

Which statement is NOT true about physical exercise for pregnant women?

- B .

Prenatal care is not necessary until the first trimester has ended.

- False .

Alcohol use can cause fetal alcohol syndrome in the unborn fetus.

- True .

Prenatal care is vital for pregnant women as blood tests and weight gain are regularly performed.

- True .

Which of the following is NOT included in the first trimester?

- D .

What commonly happens when the baby is in distress, too large, or not head down?

- B .

Some common environmental factors influencing pregnancy include all of the following EXCEPT:

- B .

Major organs form and cells continue to divide in the __________ stage.

- A .

What is NOT true about stage 1 of delivery?

- B .

Heredity and Genetics

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Genes are segments of a chromosome that are responsible for specific hereditary traits.

- True .

Dominant traits include __________.

- D .

Gene testing is foolproof since it scans the building blocks of humans.

- False .

Which of the following statements BEST describes DNA?

- B .

The Human Genome Project __________.

- A .

When describing Down syndrome, it's important to note that __________.

- D .

Amniocentesis is a test in which fluid is removed from the uterus so the baby's genetic composition can be determined.

- True .

Cystic fibrosis is a disease that __________.

- B .

Heredity refers to the __________.

- D .

Genetic research and testing includes __________.

- D .

Hereditary diseases are passed from one generation to the next through mutated genes.

- True .

Most genetic diseases cannot be cured, but they usually can be treated.

- True .

Chromosomes from the mother control whether a child is male or female.

- False .

Complex genetic diseases are different from single-gene diseases because they __________.

- B .

Which of the following statements BEST describes chromosomes?

- C .

The normal function of a gene is to __________.

- A .

Chromosomes are composed of DNA.

- True .

Sickle cell anemia is most common in people of Northern European descent.

- False .

Understanding and anticipating genetic disorders can help to manage hereditary diseases.

- True .

Prenatal care is vital for pregnant women as blood tests and weight gain are regularly performed.

- True .

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