A woman should start taking folic acid when she gets prego bc it prevents spinal column disorders
______ can harm the fetus
Researchers have linked high levels of stress in prego women to all of the following EXCEPT:
B. down syndrome
C. preterm labor
D. low birth weight
Fertilization (when egg and sperm meet) occurs in which internal sex organ?
d. fallopian tube
If the female egg is not fertilized, it will last about ___ hours
Alice delivered a set of fraternal twins. Which of the following statements about them is TRUE ?
A. They will be exactly alike in terms of their genetic code.
B.They came from an egg that was fertilized by two sperm.
C.They resulted from two eggs, each fertilized by a separate sperm.
D. They came from two eggs fertilized by a single sperm.
Barbara has just given birth to quadruplets—two boys and two girls. At least how many eggs had to be fertilized?
1 ! But it's super duper rare
The hormone found in pregnant women that, when detected, confirms pregnancy is ___
D. human chorionic gonadotropin
D haha because she got the D...
Which of the following is NOT an early sign of pregnancy?
c.Braxton Hicks contractions
C - da fuq?
What is the typical weight gain during pregnancy?
a.5% of a woman's initial weight
b.8-10% of a woman's initial weight
c.18 -25% of a woman's initial weight
d.no limit on weight to assure appropriate nutrient supply to the fetus
C - cuz the american prego association said so
The fetus gains most of its birth weight in the
A. First trimester
B. Second trimester
C. Third trimester
D. Fourth trimester
C - also, there is no 4th trimester........... -____-
During pregnancy, the mother can first feel the baby moving during which trimester?
A. first trimester
B. second trimester
C. third trimester
D. fourth trimester
The stage of prenatal development characterized by development of major body structures and organ systems is
a.the first trimester
b.the second trimester
The earliest point in pregnancy in which a fetus might survive outside of the uterus is the
a.end of the third trimester.
b.end of the second trimester.
c.beginning of the second trimester.
d.middle of the third trimester.
Most types of birth defects occur during the
d.12th through the 24th week of pregnancy
The first stage of labor is characterized by
a.delivery of the placenta.
c.dilation of the cervix.
The second stage of labor is characterized by
a.slow cervical dilation.
b.the delivery of the baby.
c.an average duration of 13 hours.
d.delivery of the placenta
C - when the baby says hello to the world! :D
The third stage of labor is characterized by
a.intense uterine contractions.
b.movement of the baby's head into
the birth canal.
c.delivery of the amniotic sac.
d.delivery of the placenta.
D - which I am assuming is more gross to see than the slimy baby... :/
The Apgar score 5 minutes after birth that indicates that a newborn baby is doing well is
B - I'm pretty sure I remember here saying this in class, and it looks like that's what the interweb thinks, too, soo....
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