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Flashcards in L&D/True Labor vs False Labor Deck (20):
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True vs false labor: Differentiated by (3)

1) Cervical change2) Effacement3) Dilatation (Hogan 159)

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

True labor

3

Contractions continue despite comfort measuresTrue vs false labor:

True labor

4

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

True labor

5

Contractions painless, irregular frequency and intermittentTrue vs false labor:

False labor

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Walking can increase contraction intensityTrue vs false labor:

True labor

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Stronger, last longer, and are more frequentTrue vs false labor:

True labor

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

False labor

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Felt in lower back or abd above umbilicusTrue vs false labor:

False labor

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

Oral hydrationEmptying bladderFalse labor

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No significant change in dilation or effacementCervix (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

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Bloody show/Cervix

True labor

17

Presenting part is not engaged in pelvis

False labor

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Presenting part engages in pelvis

True labor

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What type of contraction if false labor?

Felt in lower back or abd above umbilicus

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What type of contraction if true labor?

Felt in lower back radiating to abd

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