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Flashcards in Terminology and Definitions Deck (10)
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1

The average full term pregnancy is ____ weeks/days, and gestation can range from ____ to ____ weeks/days.

AVERAGE - 40 WEEKS (280 DAYS)
RANGE - 37-41 WEEKS (259-287 DAYS)

2

A birth that occurs between the 20th and the 37th week is known as what?

PREMATURE

3

When does the first trimester occur?

0 - 13 WEEKS GESTATION

4

When does the second trimester occur?

14 - 27 WEEKS GESTATION

5

When does the third trimester occur?

28 - 40 WEEKS GESTATION

6

When does postpartum commence?

ONCE PLACENTA IS BIRTHED

7

What is it called when the baby presents in normal head down position (occurs later in pregnancy)?

CEPHALIC PRESENTATION
aka
VERTEX PRESENTATION

8

What is it called when the baby presents in buttock down position?

BREECH PRESENTATION

9

Which pregnancy labour support role, not covered by OHIP, can RMTs receive training for?

DOULA

10

The following are common side effects of what?
-edema -constipation -hemorrhoids -bladder/yeast infections -dyspnea -heartburn -nasal congestion -nose bleeds -spider angioma -varicosities -nausea -vomiting -mood disorders

PREGNANCY