Flashcards in Chapter 16 Deck (94)
A favorable pregnancy outcome is a full-term gestation period of how many weeks?
An organ that forms in the uterus during pregnancy, transfers nutrients and oxygen from the mother to the fetus, and removes fetal wastes
What is a good indication during pregnancy of growth and development for the fetus and health for the mother?
Infants born to mothers with a prepregnancy BMI of 25 or higher are _________ to experience health problems compared to infants born to mothers of BMI in the range of 18.5-24.9.
Which of the following groups of people are at risk of a Vitamin D deficiency?
limited sun exposure
Do not consume milk
Which of the following is a function of folic acid during pregnancy?
When choosing a prenatal vitamin and mineral supplement, what should one look for on the label in order to ensure the product is safe?
True or False: Pregnant women should not engage in physical activity because it may induce preterm labor or cause a miscarriage.
Since the embryo continues to grow and develop regardless of the mother's awareness of pregnancy.
The mother's daily health and nutrition habits are very important
The National Academy of Science's Institute of Medicine recommendations for weight gain during pregnancy improves the chances of optimal health for both the mother and fetus if the gestation lasts at least ___ weeks
Heathy prepregnancy weight and adequate weight ______ during pregnancy are two excellent predictors of pregnancy outcomes
True or false: Many teens enter prepregnancy overweight.
Children born to mothers with gestational diabetes are typically
Large for gestational age
Which hormone triggers the let-down reflex?
After birth, the mother produces more _______ hormone so that she can produce milk breastfeeding.
Lack of appropriate _________ is the primary cause of problems encountered with breastfeeding.
What are some components of colostrum?
* immune system cells
*lactobacillus bifidus factor
Which statements are true in regard to the Lactobacillus bifidus factor?
* it is a component of colostrum
* it protects the intestine by preventing the growth of potentially harmful bacteria.
How many cups of fluid should the mother consume per day in order to ensure ample milk production?
13 cups per day
True or False. Human milk production requires an additional 500 kcal per day.
Fish and supplements are a good source of omega-3
Breastfeeding education usually focuses on proper nutrition.
Which statement is true about breastfeeding size during pregnancy?
Breast size during pregnancy is not an indication of successful breastfeeding
What is the purpose of the placenta?
To accommodate growth and development of the fetus
Who is at the greatest risk for not consuming enough dietary calcium?
What does the USP symbol supplements signify?
The supplements meet the standards set by the U.S. Pharmacopoeia
What is a good source of information that pregnant women can consult to learn about recommendations for weight management during pregnancy?
*a registered dietitian
*the institute of medicine
During pregnancy another type of diabetes develops in approximately 18% of women and is called
What are some causes of potential problems encountered with breastfeeding?
* inverted nipples, which can be corrected during pregnancy