PREGNANCY
STAGES OF LABOR
THE NEWBORN
GETTING READY FOR BABY
HOSPITAL FACTS
100

A health concern a pregnant person should contact their doctor immediately for? (Must name at least one)

What is: Vaginal Bleeding Pre-Labor Contractions Swelling of feet, hands, or face

100
Another name for the birth canal.
What is Vagina?
100
A special bed for a newborn, particularly premature newborns, that helps to regulate the body temperature and provide oxygen if needed.
What are Incubators?
100

The item that parents need to bring the baby home from the birth location in.

What is a car seat?

100

The baby does not need this to be discharged.

What is a name?

200
A mineral that helps in the production of red blood cells and healthy blood supply.
What is Iron?
200
The lower part of the uterus which dilates in the first stage of labor.
What is Cervix?
200

The best source of nutrition for an infant.

What is human milk?

200
An item that parents should not routinely have in the house or be given after birth "just in case".

What is formula?

200

The intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC) measures the strength and adequacy of contractions by using these units.

What are montevideo units.

300
The term used to describe the baby dropping into the lower pelvis during the last few weeks of pregnancy.
What is Lightening?
300

TWO ways a doctor or midwife might induce labor

What are Pitocin and breaking the amniotic sac, misoprostol or catheter?

300
The white coating that protects the fetus from exposure to the amniotic fluid
What is Vernix?
300

Timeframe in which a new parent should start to breast/chestfeed a baby after birth.

What is immediately, or right away, or at least within the first hour.

300

An intensive care unit for newborns with special medical needs. Not the acronym......the full name.

What is Neonatal Intensive Care Unit?

400

A medical problem in pregnant person characterized by high blood pressure and presence of protein in the urine?

What is Preeclampsia?

400

The baby's head has these which helps it through the birth canal.

What are fontanels and suture lines?

400
Occurs when the liver cannot remove bilirubin from the blood.
What is Jaundice?
400

The name of the program that started in WA state in 2020 for families after birth, to take time off from work.

What is the Paid Family & Medical Leave Program?

400

FOUR forms of anesthesia for that might be used during labor and birth.

What are epidurals, spinals, general and local anesthetics.

500
A form of diabetes that occurs only during pregnancy?
What is Gestational Diabetes?
500

The names of the four stages of labors.

What are labor, pushing, placental delivery, recovery/golden hour

500
A scale used at birth to visually assess the newborn's level of muscle tone, response to stimulation, skin color, breathing, and heart rate.
What is the APGAR scale?
500

Amount of additional calories a pregnant parent should consume and the additional amount of calories a nursing parent should consume.

What is 300 calories for pregnancy and 500 calories for lactation.

500

Premature babies must be able to do these things before leaving the hospital. (There are three things.)

What is drink (eat) on their own, maintain their own body temperature, and breathe on their own?

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