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Prenatal Development & Birth Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Newborn Jessica has reached a developmental milestone. Which of the following behaviors did she LIKELY exhibit?

Question 2 2. Infants recognize their mothers most directly through _____.

Question 3 3. This is a type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women:

Question 4 4. Why is the mother's nutrition during the prenatal period important?

Question 5 5. How many women who give birth are affected by postpartum depression on an annual basis according to the American Psychiatric Association?

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Question 6 6. The Baby-Friendly Initiative from the World Health Organization encourages hospitals to provide babies with skin-to-skin contact with their mothers after birth. Researchers have found that this helps babies to _____.

Question 7 7. All of the following are considered common causes of infant mortality EXCEPT:

Question 8 8. Jane just discovered that she is pregnant. She will visit her physician to learn how she needs to take care of her unborn child. Which of the following questions about proper prenatal care should Jane ask?

Question 9 9. The number of infant deaths in a single year out of every 1,000 live births that year refers to the:

Question 10 10. Most babies don't develop 20/20 vision until _____.

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Question 11 11. Due to better living conditions and better access to care, which of the following BEST describes the infant mortality rate in the United States today?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 13 13. The first recognizable brain structure to form is the _____, in the _____ trimester.

Question 14 14. Why isn't the developing child protected from all unwanted environmental hazards?

Question 15 15. What are three common treatment options for postpartum depression?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following does NOT occur in women who give birth after age 35?

Question 17 17. How can stress affect an unborn child?

Question 18 18. What is a teratogen?

Question 19 19. Stress hormones can cause a reduction in the mother's vascular function. This can lead to _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following is TRUE of newborn learning?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following factors influence the effect that a mother's health condition has on her unborn child?

Question 22 22. Reflexes in a newborn are important because they indicate _____.

Question 23 23. The cerebral cortex forms during which month of prenatal development

Question 24 24. Of the options below, which is NOT a symptom of postpartum depression?

Question 25 25. Why is proper prenatal care essential to prenatal brain development?

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Question 26 26. What is the main function of neurons?

Question 27 27. Experts use the number of infant deaths to help measure which of the following?

Question 28 28. With regards to taste, infants _____.

Question 29 29. A newborn yawns and stretches. This action is referred to as _____.

Question 30 30. When does a fetus typically gain reflexes and the ability to react to the environment?

Prenatal Development & Birth 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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