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Child Development

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Pre-operational
Children begin to form concepts and use symbols
Concrete operational
children begin to use logic to get answers
Formal operational
people can think abstractly and accurately draw conclusions
Sensormeter
children explore the world with their senses
maslow's hierchey of needs
self aculization, esteem, love/belonging, saftey, physiological
cervix
neck of the uterus which connects the uterus with the vagina
fallipian tubes
tubes leading from the ovaries to the uterus
menstrum
periodic discharge of bloody fluid from the uterus through the vagina
ovaries
female sex glands
ovum
female reproductive cell
perineum
between the vagina and anus
uthera
canal from the neck of the bladder to the outside of the body through which urine is passed
uterus
hollow, muscular organ where the fetus is implanted, sheltered, and nurtured
vulva
external genitalia
vagina
passage way between the uterus and the vulva
penis
male sex organ for urination and intercourse
perineum
between the scrotum and the anus
scrotum
pouch of loose, wrinkled skin that contains a man's testicles
semen
mixture of sperm and seminal fluid ejaculated during intercourse
semeial vasicles
small pouches at the back of a man's prostate gland that discharge semen into the urethra
sperm
mature male reproductive cell
testicles
two male sex glands,
urethea
canal from the neck of the bladder to the outside of the body through which urine is passed
van deferens tube
duct through which sperm are transported from the testicle to the seminal vesicles and urethra
Down's syndrome
chromosomes occurring as a triplet rather than a pair
PKU
recessive gene
Cleft palate/cleft lip
defect of the face
Club hand/foot
foot or hand being twisted
Faternal twins
two siblings born at the same time that do not look exactly the same
Spontaneous abortion/miscarriage
delivery of a fetus before it has developed enough to survive
Toxemia
swollen hands and feet, high blood pressure, and very rapid weight gain
Th
blood clots in the legs
zygote
developing baby the first two weeks
embryo
developing baby from the third to the eighth wee
fetus
developing baby after the eighth week
umbillical cord
connection between the fetus and the placenta
placenta
organ that develops between the embryo and the uterus
amniotic fluid
fluid inside the placenta
uterus
organ which grows the placenta and houses the fetus
lango
fine hair which covers the baby's body
quickening
first time that the mother feels the fetus moving
lightening
fetus moves to a head down position and drops lower in the pelvis
vernix
thick, greasy, wax-like substance which covers the baby
Braxton Hicks
contractions, false labor pains
first timester
baby's organs are beginning to develop
second triimester
begins to experience quickening
third trimester
lightening will occur
epidural
medication which gives the mother full relief from labor pain
episitomy
cut in the perineum done before delivery to help prevent the skin from tearing
f
open space on the baby's head where the bones of the skull have not completely formed
forceps
special tongs that the doctor uses to guide the baby's head during delivery
vacumn suction
form of suction
crowning
head is first seen
Diliation Stage
vagina must expand
explusion stage
baby has entered the birth canal
afterbirth stage
process of expelling the placenta, umbilical cord, and amniotic sac from the uterus
vaginal delivery
delivery through the vaginal opening
nurse midwife
certified nurse with training in child delivery, deliver in hospital
lay midwife
trained in child delivery but does not have a certificate, deliver at home
certified practitioner midwife
certified in child delivery, not nurses, deliver at home
o
doctor who specializes in delivery