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TPAL stands for?
Living children
preterm is?
24-37 weeks
previable is?
before 24 weeks (before third trimester)
Term is?
37-42 weeks
GA of fetus is?
DA is?
gestational age - age in weeks and days measured from last menstrual period

DA - developmental age, conceptional age -- days or weeks since fertilization
During pregnancy cardiac output increases by?
30 - 50%
How does systemic vascular resistence change in pregnancy?
it decreases --> decrease in B.P.
Nausea and vomiting "morning sickness" should resolve by when?
14-16 weeks gestation
How does hematocrit change in pregnancy?
it decreases, b/c plasma volume increases by 50% and RBC volume increases by only 20-30%