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Childbirth and Newborn Characteristics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How can placental expulsion be a concern for the mother's health?

Question 2 2. Which of the following multiple births is LEAST likely to occur naturally?

Question 3 3. Anesthesia is most likely to affect the:

Question 4 4. Fetal asphyxia can cause which of the following:

Question 5 5. The process of growth and change that humans go through is called:

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Question 6 6. Failure of the foramen ovale to close is called Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO). Which of the following would most likely lead to this condition?

Question 7 7. Why do mothers need estrogen during childbirth?

Question 8 8. Why is progesterone important during pregnancy?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is an example of a cultural difference in childbirth?

Question 10 10. The Apgar test is _____.

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Question 11 11. Why might someone choose to have a medicated childbirth?

Question 12 12. The perinatal environment includes which of the following

Question 13 13. Which of the following is the first area looked at in the Brazelton scale?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a reason that newborns eat only breastmilk or formula?

Question 15 15. Rita is against taking medicine unless absolutely necessary. What kind of childbirth is she most likely to choose?

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Question 16 16. What type of anesthesia is an epidural?

Question 17 17. When a baby's cheek is touched, they turn their head in that direction and begin to suck. This reflex is known as the:

Question 18 18. If a baby is lying horizontally across the mother's uterus it is considered to be in _____?

Question 19 19. When does labor end?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements about multiple births is FALSE?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following does NOT occur during the neonatal period?

Question 22 22. Why would a woman carrying multiple babies MOST LIKELY go into premature labor?

Question 23 23. The reflex that causes a baby's toes to spread when the sole of the foot is stroked is called the:

Question 24 24. The dividing line between premature and immature births is _____ body weight.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT a common risk associated with delivering multiple babies?

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Question 26 26. The world that the newborn baby enters is called the _____.

Question 27 27. Why is the suck reflex important?

Question 28 28. Baby Riley received a score of 6 on her first Apgar test. What does this indicate?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of normal or cephalic presentation?

Question 30 30. Which hormone helps dilate the cervix?

Childbirth and Newborn Characteristics Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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