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Which layer of embryonic cells eventually becomes the circulatory system, bones, and muscle?
The human is 11 inches long, has an audible heartbeat, sucks its thumb, and hiccups. Which trimester of development is this human in?
FAS is a cluster of abnormalities that appears in the offspring of mothers who __________ in pregnancy.
drink alcohol heavily
According to research, all of the below are negative results of pre-natal exposure to marijuana, EXCEPT:
learning and memories difficulties at age 6.
The mortality rate of infants born to adolescent mothers is:
two times greater than infants born to mothers in their 20s.
The surgical removal of the baby from the uterus (Caesarean sections) are performed EXCEPT when:
labor is longer than 12 hours.
Babies born after a regular period of gestation but weighing less than __________ pounds are called low-birthweight infants.
five and a half
Regarding bonding, which of the following statements is FALSE?
There is evidence that bonding is critical to the development of a competent infant.
The period of prenatal development that takes place in the first 2 weeks after conception. It includes the creation of the zygote, continued cell division, and the attachment of the zygote to the uterine wall.
The inner layer of cells that develops during the germinal period. These cells later develop into the embryo.
The outer layer of cells that develops in the germinal period. These cells provide nutrition and support for the embryo.
The period of prenatal development that occurs two to eight weeks after conception. During the embryonic period, the rate of cell differentiation intensifies, support systems for the cells form, and organs appear.
A life support system that consists of a disk-shaped group of tissues in which small blood vessels from the mother and offspring intertwine.
A life support system that consists of two arteries and one vein; it connects the baby to the placenta.
The life support system that is a bag envelope that contains a clear fluid in which the developing embryo floats.
Prenatal period of development that on average begins 2 months after conception and lasts for 7 months.
From the Greek word tera, meaning "monster", any agent that causes a birth defect. The field of study that investigates the causes of birth defects is called teratology.
A caregiver who provides continuous physical, emotional, and educational support for the mother before, during, and after childbirth.
Widely used method to assess the health of newborns at one and five minutes after birth. The Apgar Scale evaluates an infant's heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, body color, and reflex irritability.
Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS)
A measure that is used in the first month of life to assess the newborn's neurobiological development, reflexes, and reactions to people and objects.
The period after childbirth when the mother adjusts, both physically and psychologically, to the process and aftermath of childbirth. This period lasts for about 6 weeks or until her body has completed its adjustment and returned to a near prepregnant state.
fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS)
Cluster of abnormalities that appear in the offspring of mothers who drink alcohol heavily during pregnancy.
Developed in 1914 by Dick Read, this method attempts to decrease fear through education and relaxation techniques.
Developed by French obstetrician Ferdinand Lamaze, this childbirth strategy is similar to natural childbirth but includes a special breathing technique to control pushing in the final stages of labor.
A baby's position in the uterus that causes the buttocks to be the first part to emerge from the vagina
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Network Neurobehavioral Scale (NNNS)
Measure that provides a comprehensive analysis of the newborn's neurological and stress responses and regulatory capacities.
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