Basic Infant Care: Unit 2 Assessment
Terms in this set (46)
An infant may cry because he/she:
is tired, bored, or is teething
Hands in mouth and rooting is a sign of
Rooting is when...
the babies head turns towards one side
True or False: You cannot spoil an infant
What should you do when an infant begins to cry?
Respond right away and address obvious possibilities.
True or False: There are more female victims of SBS than male.
SBS is not...
a pre-existing medical condition
True or False: An infant's head is 25% of total body weight?
The order in which the infant's brain is affected during shaking is...
back, front, middle
Visual Disorders, blindness deals with which section of the brain?
Cognitive and emotional disabilities deals with which section of the brain?
Inability to speak and hear; death deals with which section of the brain?
What should you do to cope with stressful situations caring for one or more infants?
Say the alphabet, take a deep breath, or count to ten.
True or False: A caregiver shouldn't force an infant to stop crying.
Who is capable of shaking an infant?
Anyone who may become frustrated.
True or False: Having a plan for how to handle your reaction is the best defense against making wrong choices in the midst of frustration.
When holding or handling an infant you must support the back, neck, and _____.
Cradle hold is when:
Head in elbow, body along forearm.
Shoulder hold is when:
Head on shoulder, hands support
Football hold is when:
Face up in hand, body along forearm.
Nursemaid's elbow occurs when an infant is...
pulled too hard by the hand or wrist, picked up by one arm, or lifted into the air by the arms.
If an infant is picked up improperly, his/her ______ can slip out of place and cause nursemaid's elbow.
When bottle feeding, the infants head should be...
higher than the rest of the body.
What is a advantage of breastfeeding?
Sanitary, convenient, and easy to digest
How long does formula last?
How long does breast milk last?
How long does refrigerated formula last?
How long does refrigerated breast milk last?
True or False: Formula feeding is sanitary and convenient.
Baby bottle tooth decay occurs when an infant...
is put to bed with a bottle, is allowed juice between meals, has prolonged contact with liquids other than water.
What are the steps in preparing a bath?
Gather supplies, line the tub to prevent slipping, fill tub with 2-3 inches of warm water, test water temperature with your elbow.
Steps in bathing an infant.
Wipe infant's eyes, place infant in tub, wash infant's face, ears, and neck, wash infant's hair, wash infant's body, pat infant dry with clean towel, and lay infant down to diaper and dress.
When diapering an infant using disposable diapers, the first step is to:
True or False: When dressing an infant with pullover shirt, start pulling the neck opening over the infant's head.
Advantages of cloth diapering:
Less diaper rash and more comfortable
Advantages of disposable diapering:
Leak less, easier to put on, and more convenient.
Folding method for cloth diapers for a boy:
Fold top edge down the back.
Folding method for cloth diapers a girl:
Fold top edge down in the front.
Proper glove removal steps:
Grab the one glove at the palm and strip it off, ball up the dirty glove in the palm of the other gloved hand, with the clean hand strip the glove off from underneath the wrist turning the glove inside out, discard the gloves immediately in the trash.
Why might a parent or guardian be interested in what and how much their child ate during the day?
It could help them determine whether or why the child is not feeling well, It may identify a pattern of eating for future reference, it may explain why a child is or is not hungry for the evening meal.
True or False: a caregivers attitude can positively or negatively affect what is documented on an infant/toddler schedule.
What is a safe sleep practice for infants?
Do not let the infant overheat during sleep.
What does SIDS stand for?
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
SIDS occurs in all kinds of...
Most SIDS deaths happen between ____ and ____ months of age.
one and four
SIDS occurs most often in the ____ and ____ seasons.
Fall and Winter