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the term used for newborns
neonate
a standard measurement system that looks for a wide variety of indications of good health in newborns
apgar scale
a restriction of oxygen to the baby, lasting a few minutes during the birthing process, which can produce brain damage
anoxia
close physical and emotional contact between parent and child during the period immediately following birth, affects relationship strength
bonding
infants who are born prior to 38 weeks after conception
preterm infants
infants who weigh less than 5 1/2 pounds at birth
low-birth weight infants
infants who, because of delayed fetal growth, weigh 90% or less of the average weight of infants of the same gestational age
small-for-gestational-age
infants still unborn 2 weeks after due date
postmature infants
unlearned, organized involuntary responses that occur automatically in the presence of certain stimuli
reflexes