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1

Support belly with a small roll when in side-lying to prevent strain on what?

UTERINE LIGAMENTS

2

What can you suggest to relieve back pain caused by ligament strain?

USE OF BELLY BELT
(except not in high risk)

3

How can you instruct your patient to get up to minimize strain on abdominals?

ROLL ONTO SIDE,
BEND LEGS,
USE ARMS TO PUSH TORSO UP,
INTO SITTING POSITION
(don't jackknife forward)

4

What can you instruct your non-high-risk patient to do to relieve spasm/pain in the round ligament?

FLEX HIP OF AFFECTED SIDE,
APPLY DIRECT PRESSURE,
USE SLOW, FOCUSED BREATHING DURING SPASM

5

Name the ligaments which divide the breast into 15 - 25 lobes?

COOPER's LIGAMENTS
aka
SUSPENSORY LIGAMENTS

6

What plays an important role in the lymph drainage of breast tissue?
(also where implants are placed)

RETROMAMMORY SPACE

7

Name the glands which produce milk through the glandular epithelium using parenchyma?

MAMMORY GLANDS

8

Where does the milk collect after draining through ducts from the alveoli?

LACTIFEROUS SINUS

9

Milk is not produced until ___ - ___ days postpartum.

4 - 5 DAYS

10

What are ducts filled with immediately postpartum, filled with antibodies as babies first food?

COLOSTRUM

11

Why does circulation to the breasts increase?

DELIVERY OF NUTRIENTS FOR MILK