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1

Fertilization takes place in the .... .... .

fallopian tubes

2

The foetus develops within a sac containing .... .... .

amniotic fluid

3

Oxygen and nutrients are obtained from .... .... through the placenta.

meternal blood

4

At sixteen weeks the foetus is covered in fine .... .... .

lanugo hair

5

Vernix eases the baby's passage down the .... .... .

birth canal

6

Pregnancy normally lasts forty weeks from the first day of a woman's last .... .... .

menstrual period

7

During labour, .... .... become stronger and more regular.

uterine contractions

8

Having more than one foetus in the womb is known as a .... .... .

multiple pregnancy

9

A fully .... .... has an opening of about 10 cm.

dilated cervix

10

A.... .... is when the baby is lying head upwards before delivery.

breech position

11

.... .... allows the midwife to check the unborn baby's heart rate during labour.

Foetal monitoring

12

After the baby has been born the midwife clamps the .... .... in two places.

umbilical cord

13

A .... .... will often be placed in an incubator.

premature baby