Flashcards in Antenatal Screening & Nutrition Deck (53)
When should folic acid be supplemented in relation to pregnancy?
3 months pre conception + 1st trimester
What is the risk in folate deficiency?
Neural tube defects
(eg. spina bifida)
Offspring of mothers with a BMI >30 are more likely to be obese and have DM later in life. T or F
Osteomalacia, PET, GDM, caesarean, SGA, neonatal hypocalcaemia, asthma, neonatal infections and neonatal rickets are all associated with deficiency of what?
When should vit D be supplemented in relation to pregnancy?
Pregnant + breastfeeding
Are multiparous or nulliparous women more at risk of iron deficiency?
Are young or old pregnant women more at risk of iron deficiency?
What vitamin is a teratogen at high doses?
What vitamin should be supplemented in CF?
What is the additional calorie requirement in the 1st trimester?
What is the additional calorie requirement in the 2nd trimester?
What is the additional calorie requirement in the 3rd trimester?
+ 200 / day
What is the additional calorie requirement when breastfeeding for the 1st 6 months?
Caffeine should be avoided in pregnant. T or F
Who is eligible for the healthy start scheme?
<18yr or on benefits - APAZ OTHERS???
What vitamins are responsible for erythropoiesis?
What is supplemented in the healthy start scheme?
Vit C, vit D, folic acid
What is the risk in CVS chorionic villus sampling? And what is its percentage likeliness?
From what week gestation can CVS chorionic villus sampling be performed?
What is the risk in amniocentesis? And what is its percentage likeliness?
From what week gestation can amniocentesis be performed?
After week 15
(GENETICS LECTURE SAID AFTER 16 WEEKS)
How do you calculate a due date?
Last menstrual period + 9mth + 7day
What % of births happen on the due date?
In antenatal screening, when does the booking visit occur?
Around 12 weeks gestation
What is tested at the booking visit?
Mental health screening
Offer Down synd test
What can be seen on ultrasound at the booking visit at 12 weeks?
Foetal heart beat confirms pregnancy
What blood tests are done at the 12 week booking visit?
At the 12 week booking visit ultrasound, an empty sac is a _____ until proven otherwise
What blood tests screen for Down syndrome?
Blood tests AFP, hCG, UE3, inhibin A