pertaining to the amnion
removal of amniotic fluid for diagnostic purposes
fertilization of the egg by sperm to form a zygote
developing organism from conception to until the end of the second month
pertaining to the embryo
penetration of the oocyte by sperm.
union of a male sperm and a female egg
organ that allows metabolic exchange between the mother and the fetus
convulsions in a patient with preeclampsia
out of place, not in a normal position
from conception to birth
pertaining to gestation
1/3 of the length of a full term pregnancy
hypertension, edema, and proteinuria during pregnancy
thinning of the cervix in relation to labor
surgical incision of the vulva
process of expulsion of the fetus
vaginal discharge following birth
around the time of birth
sponteanous or induced expulsion of the embryo or fetus at 20wks or less
buttocks, first presentation of the fetus at birth
Cesarean Section (C-Section)
extraction of the fetus through incision in the abdomen and uterine wall
newborn's first bowel movement
stretching or enlarging an opening
P.R.N or prn
first 2wks of the developing embryo
the fetal membrane that forms the placenta
attachment of a fertilized egg to the endometrium
fine, soft hair on the fetal body
too little amniotic fluid
too much amniotic fluid
chessy substance covering the skin of the fetus
destruction of cells by enzymes within the cells
woman who has given birth to two or more children
woman giving birth for the first time
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