The Risk of Giving Birth Later In Life

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

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1. A surgical procedure where a baby is delivered after a mother's abdomen and uterus (womb) are cut open is called:

2. Women who give birth later in life have an increased risk for having a child with this incurable genetic disorder that results in a child having mental disabilities, a small head, short neck, and flattened facial features:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet measure your understanding of breast cancer risks and a surgical procedure associated with childbirth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women
  • Surgical procedure where a baby is delivered through a cut made in the mother's abdomen and uterus
  • Genetic disorder that results in a child having mental disabilities, a small head, short neck and flattened facial features
  • Breast cancer
  • Risks of pregnancy and childbirth after the age of 35

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the pregnancy and childbirth lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding breast cancer risks associated with age and pregnancy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the type of diabetes that develops in pregnant women

Additional Learning

To learn more about pregnancy and childbirth, review the lesson called, The Risk of Giving Birth Later in Life. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Identify the risks of breast cancer after giving birth for the first time after age 30
  • Review the chances of having a baby with down syndrome and autism when the maternal age is higher
  • Recognize the risks for a type of diabetes during pregnancy and its effects on mother and child
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