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An unborn baby is called a ____ as it develops and grows inside of the mother.
Fetus

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The average peiod of development for the fetus is from __ to __ weeks.
36 to 40 weeks

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The mother and the developing fetus are normally physiologically ready to deliver sometime after ___ weeks of pregnancy.
37 weeks

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______ is the showing of the baby's presenting part, normally the head.
Crowning

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On average the process of labor lasts about __ hours for the first time mother.
16 hours

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There are three stages of labor. They are:
1. First stage begins with contractions and ends when the cervix is fully dilated.
2. Second stage begins when the baby enters the birth canal and ends when he is born
3. Third stage begins when the baby is born and ends when the placenta, commonly referred to as the afterbirth, is delivered.

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The first contractions are about ___ minutes abart and become closer and closer until they are ___ minutes apart or less.
30 minutes
3 minutes

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Labor pains normally come at regular intervals and last for about ___ seconds to ____ minute.
30 seconds to 1 minute

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_____ ____ is the span of time from the beginning of a contraction until it relaxes.
Contraction Time

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_____ _____ is the span of time from the start of one contraction to the beginning of the next contraction.
Interval Time

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Provide ventilations if breaths are shollow, or absent. Ventilate at ___ to ___ breaths per minute. After __ second, reassess breathing.
40 to 60 per minute
after 30 seconds reassess the new born

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If the baby's heart rate is below ____ beats per minute, coutinue to assist ventilations and begin chest compressions.
below 60 beats per minute

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After the baby is born if allowed, apply one tie or clamp the cord about ___ inches from the baby's belly. Place the second tie or clamp about ____ inches closer to the baby.
10 inches and 3 inches

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The correct term for a miscarriage is a ______ ______.
Spontaneous abortion

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In a ____ ____, the buttocks or both feet prsent and deliver first.
Breech birth

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A stressful or difficult delivery affects both the mother and the baby. When the baby is stressed during delivery, he may defecate. The fecal material is called _________.
Meconium

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When the umbilical cord delivers first, this is called a _____ _____ and is common in a breech birth.
Prolapsed cord

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The presentation of an arm or a single leg is not a breech birth. It is called a _____ ____ and is an emergency requiring EMT or ALS personnel to transport the mother to a medical facility immediately.
Limb presentation

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During a limp presentation, the pt should be placed in the ____-____ position to help reduce the pressure on the fetus and the umbilical cord.
Knee-Chest position

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Any baby weighing less than ___ pounds or any baby born before the _____ week of pregnancy is considered a prmature baby.
5.5 lbs and 37 weeks

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A pregnant woman's blood volume increases up to about ___% to ___%, a natural protection and preparation for the mother who will lose blood during delivery.
30% to 45%

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A pregnant woman can lose almost ___% of her blood volume before she shows any signs of shock. In shock the mother shunts blood away from the utters first.
40%

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Two common types of trauma that can cause significant harm to the mother and the fetus are _____ and _____.
Blunt force and Penetrating injuries

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If you immobilize an injured pregnant woman on a spine board, raise the ________ of the board slightly and support it with rolled blankets or pillow.
right side

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There are many reasons for excessive vaginal bleeding during pregnancy, including the following: (6)
1. Blunt force and penetrating trauma
2. Intercourse
3. Sexaual assault
4. Reproductive organ problems
5. Abnormal pregnancy
6. Placental tears and utering rupture

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In _____ ____ the placenta lise low in the uterus and attaches itself over the opening of the cervix.
Placenta previa

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_____ _____ can occur in a trauma situation when the force of the trauma abruptly tears the placenta partially or completely away form the wall of the uterus.
Placenta abruptio

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In sexual assult cases, you will need to provide emotional support and protect the patient from embarrassment form on lookers. Do not: (3)
1. Do not clean the vaginal area
2. Do not let the patient wash
3. Do not let her go to the bathroom.

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