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Flashcards in L&B/True vs False Labor Deck (20):
1

True vs false labor: Differentiated by (3)

1) Cervical change
2) Effacement
3) Dilatation
(Hogan 159)

2

Contractions may begin irregularly, but become regular in frequency
True vs false labor:

True labor

3

Contractions continue despite comfort measures
True vs false labor:

True labor

4

Contractions felt in lower back, radiating to abd
True vs false labor:

True labor

5

Contractions painless, irregular frequency and intermittent

True vs false labor:

False labor

6

Walking can increase contraction intensity
True vs false labor:

True labor

7

Stronger, last longer, and are more frequent
True vs false labor:

True labor

8

Walking or position changes decreases frequency, duration, and intensity
True vs false labor:

False labor

9

Felt in lower back or abd above umbilicus
True vs false labor:

False labor

10

Contraction often stops with sleep or comfort measures such as (2)
True vs false labor:

Oral hydration
Emptying bladder
False labor

11

No significant change in dilation or effacement
Cervix (assessed by vaginal exam)

False labor

12

Cervix often remains in posterior position

False labor

13

No significant bloody show

False labor

14

Cervix progressive change in dilation and effacement

True labor

15

Cervix moves to anterior position

True labor

16

Bloody show/Cervix

True labor

17

Presenting part is not engaged in pelvis

False labor

18

Presenting part engages in pelvis

True labor

19

What type of contraction if false labor?

Felt in lower back or abd above umbilicus

20

What type of contraction if true labor?

Felt in lower back radiating to abd

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