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Flashcards in Chapter 8 Nursing Care of the Family During Pregnancy VOCAB Deck (5)
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1

Abruptio placentae

The detachment of part or all of a normally implanted placenta from the uterus before the birth of the infant

2

Birth plan

A plan describing a couple's preferences for their birth experience.

3

Couvade syndrome

Pregnancy-related ritual or a cluster of symptoms experienced by some prospective fathers during pregnancy and childbirth.

4

Human trafficking

Coercion or deception of individuals (usually women and children) to perform commercial sex acts or forced labor.

5

Nägele's rule

Method for calculating the estimated date of birth (EDB) or "due date". Also called Naegele's rule.