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Study Guide Answers

1.     The __________ scanner profiles the growth of the fetus.
     ultrasound
2.     An amniocentisis investigates suspected fetal __________.
     deformities
3.     During what days of a woman's cycle is she the most fertile?
     Days 12-16
4.     You should avoid extreme __________ and __________ stress when you're trying to conceive.
     physical, mental
5.     Nausea and fatigue are better indicators of pregnancy than missing a period. True or false?
     true
6.     A pregnant woman should gain about ______ pounds during pregnancy.
     24
7.     "Starve yourself, starve your _________."
     baby
8.     The greatest risks for a baby are within the first ______ weeks.
     12
9.     The most common birthing position is at a _____ degree angle.
     45
10.     __________ percent of all pregnancy complications occur between the first contraction and the delivery.
     Twenty
11.     With a little physical activity, __________ __________ (intense contractions) will go away.
     false labor
12.     Is it good to apply pressure to the lower back during labor?
      yes
13.     A _________ anaesthetic provides complete pain relief while the mother remains awake.
     conduction
14.     A __________ anaesthetic is injected into the skin in and around the vagina.
     local
15.     A __________ anaesthetic is used only in emergency situations.
     general
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