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Juanita's cervix is 10 centimeters dilated, so she __________.
has completed labor and is ready to deliver the baby
true or false: Breast-feeding is something both mother and baby are biologically prepared to do.
Over half of all women who develop postpartum depression still suffer symptoms __________.
1 year later
A hormone released by the posterior pituitary that stimulates uterine contractions during childbirth and milk ejection during breastfeeding.
contractions of the muscles in the uterus cause the woman's cervix to dilate (open) in preparation for the baby's exit
Expulsion of Placenta and Umbilical Cord
contractions continue as the placenta and umbilical cord are expelled from the uterus
is when the fetus is turned around so that the feet or buttocks are positioned to come first out of the birth canal, rather than the head
Anita is experiencing a burning sensation in the vaginal opening as the top of the baby's head appears at the outer opening of the vagina
second stage (delievery)
What is the longest stage of the birth process?
1st Labor- 6-12 hours
just released oxytocin
her uterus will begin regular contractions.
A breech birth is dangerous due
to the limited amount of O2 during the birthing process
true or false:C-sections are often performed when baby is in breech position (butt toward vagina, not feet)
EFM (electronic fetal monitoring)
Measures fetal heart rate
True or False: obstetrics in the 18th century made it so in medical schools, it was considered improper for a man to see a woman's genitals under any circumstances.
It was standard practice in hospitals in Western countries from the 1930s through the 1960s to __________
heavily medicate women in labor
Nona lives in a traditional culture. Which individual most likely assists her during the birthing process?
An older woman
Among the Arapesh of New Guinea, birth takes place
only at the outskirts of the village
Which of the following newborn infants is most at risk of death in the United States?
Jerome, an African-American male
Average height and weight
20 inches long and 7.5 pounds
a system of rating the physical condition of a newborn baby
low birth weight
Babies who weigh less than 5 pounds, 8 ounces at birth
37 weeks gestation- not 40
helps them breathe and keeps the air sacs in the lungs from collapsing,
Treatment for preterm infants that involves skin-to-skin contact.
What Apgar score indicates that the newborn is in good to excellent condition?
When individuals who were born with low birth weight become adolescents, they are more likely to
have low IQ scores and repeat a grade
Approximately when is the Brazelton Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale administered?
A day after birth or any time in the first 2 months
Marina and Paolo's preterm baby boy was born weighing only 5 pounds. To stabilize their baby's heart rate, breathing, body temperature, and sleep-wake cycles, Marina and Paolo have been placing the baby on their chests, skin-to-skin, for 2 to 3 hours a day. This method for stimulating neonatal functioning is called
Preterm babies who receive three 15-minute massages daily in their first days of life __________ compared to those who do not.
Gain more weight
what reflex serves a similar function, causing neonates to arch their backs, fling out their arms, and then bring their arms quickly together in an embrace, in response to a sensation of falling backward or a loud sound.
When sleeping, what percent of time do infants generally spend in REM sleep?
When her grandmother holds newborn baby Juliette and touches her cheek, Juliette starts to turn toward her grandmother's body and open her mouth. She is demonstrating the __________ reflex
Which of the following reflexes has no apparent purpose other than entertainment?
What sense(s) is (are) the first to develop in neonates?
Shortly after birth infants prefer ________
a specialized form of milk that delivers essential nutrients and antibodies in a form that the newborn can digest
Your great, great grandmother who had her babies in the late 1800s was probably told by her physician to give her infants __________.
Evaporated or condensed milk
In the United States, breastfeeding rates vary among people of
different ethnic backgrounds
What is the most common reason that women in developing countries do not breast-feed?
They have been persuaded by formula companies that formula is better for babies than breast milk.
Which of the following is linked to a reduced likelihood of obesity in childhood?
Breast-feeding for 6 months
How long does the World Health Organization recommend that women breast-feed?
Newborn baby Kiev lives in a traditional culture. What is most likely to happen when he cries?
He will be breast feed or swaddled
infant who cries for more than 3 hours a day over more than 3 days at a time for more than 3 weeks is considered __________.
Melia had heard that if she did not hold her baby immediately after birth and lie with her on her chest for hours that she and her baby would never __________. Luckily for Melia, research proved this claim to be false because her infant needed immediate medical attention after she was born.
Be properly bonded
Which of the following statements regarding imprinting is true?
It was found that following the first moving object after birth has survival value for geese.
Which of the following statements about postpartum depression is true?
It is experienced by men as well as by women.
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