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When is the fetal period?

Week 9- birth ( week 38 or wk 40 gestational)

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Which period is least susceptible to functional defect and anomalies?

Fetal period

2

How much growth occurs during the fetal period?

600% crown- rump length increase! 30,000 % in weight

3

When is the greatest length gain?

Fetal period, months 3-5

4

When is the greatest weight gain?

Fetal period, month 8-9

5

Why are bipariatel or abdominal circumferences important?

Managing pregnancy, birth defects and foetus to canal ratios

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What is vernix caseosa?

Greasy protection, accompanied with langugo- hair to hold it in place

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What organ develops last?

Lungs

8

When is respiratory distress syndrome highest?

Below week 28

Moderate - 28-34
Low 34 to birth

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How do you test for RDS? ( respiratory distress syndrome)

Lecithin- sphingomyelin ratio in amniotic fluid

Treated - steroids CPAP prenatal