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mild contractions begin ___ min apart and last ____seconds

15-20
60-90
will get closer together

2

"active labor"

strong contractions 45-60 seconds
3-4 miles apart

3

blood tinged mucus discharge

bloody show

4

how are uterine muscles different

fibers stay shortened during relaxation phase

5

phases that uterine contractions cause

retraction->effacement and dilation

6

what is effacement

contractions pull up and shorten the cervix

7

dilation

cervix widens as contractions continue

8

full dilation=

10 cm

9

hydrostatic dilator

forewaters

10

forewaters

fluid filled amniotic membrane presenting in front of fetal head

11

active 1st stage
dilates___
hrs____

4-7 cm
3-5 hrs
want to be at the birthplace!!

12

3 stages of 1st stage

latent, active, transition

13

transition: last of 1st
cm
min

8-10 cm
30-90 min
peak pain

14

2nd stage
___min to hrs

begins: crowning and ends w/ birth
30

15

what is labor down

natural lull, rest, dont push

16

dont hold breath longer than...

6 seconds

17

3rd stage begins___ends___

time?

birth of baby, birth of placenta
5-50 min

18

hormone stimulates contraction of uterus

oxytocin

19

used to identify placental detachment

Credes method

20

Credes' method is

pull cord while pushing on fundus (where placenta is)

21

blood loss during delivery

250 mol

22

retention of placental parts

hemorrhage, managment (D&C dilation and curettage) to remove offending parts,

23

duplex
succenturiate
circumvallate

multi
small addition
double back on fetal side

24

4th stage =

aftercare

25

4th stages begins w/....
ends w...
lasts 4-6 hrs

birth of placenta
recovery