Childbirth and the Neonatal Period Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What might happen if a mother smokes during pregnancy?

Question 2 2. How does the body know to stop producing hormones after child birth?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements about multiple births is FALSE?

Question 4 4. Which of the following criteria is NOT tested in the Apgar assessment?

Question 5 5. Why is the suck reflex important?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 7 7. Which of the following complications is short-term in premature babies?

Question 8 8. The reflex that causes a baby's toes to spread when the sole of the foot is stroked is called the:

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. The world that the newborn baby enters is called the _____.

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Question 11 11. The dividing line between premature and immature births is _____ body weight.

Question 12 12. Why do mothers need estrogen during childbirth?

Question 13 13. Some controllable maternal risk factors for premature labor include:

Question 14 14. How does the positive feedback loop work?

Question 15 15. How can placental expulsion be a concern for the mother's health?

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Question 16 16. The reflex for one arm to stretch out while the other curls up when the baby's head is turned to the side is called the:

Question 17 17. Why would a medical professional administer the Apgar assessment?

Question 18 18. To assess the individual behaviors of the baby, a professional administers the _____.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a reason that newborns eat only breastmilk or formula?

Question 20 20. Greta is in labor, and is having intense contractions every 2 minutes, and each contraction lasts about 60 seconds. Greta is most likely in which stage of labor?

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Question 21 21. What type of anesthesia is an epidural?

Question 22 22. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 23 23. Which of the following refers to the hole between the left and right atria in newborns?

Question 24 24. 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 25 25. Hannah is pregnant, and her water just broke. Which structure has ruptured?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following does NOT occur during the neonatal period?

Question 27 27. Which two factors are the most important in regard to a baby's survival chances and chances of long-term damage due to early birth?

Question 28 28. Why would a woman carrying multiple babies MOST LIKELY go into premature labor?

Question 29 29. A person who is trained in helping a mother give birth is called a _____.

Question 30 30. The process of growth and change that humans go through is called:

Childbirth and the Neonatal Period 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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