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Pregnancy Vocabulary. Conception (#5) The act of becoming pregnant (fertilized egg implants into the endometrium). (#5) The act of becoming pregnant (fertilized.

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1 Pregnancy Vocabulary

2 Conception (#5) The act of becoming pregnant (fertilized egg implants into the endometrium). (#5) The act of becoming pregnant (fertilized egg implants into the endometrium).

3 Prenatal Period (#22) Occurring before birth (during pregnancy). (#22) Occurring before birth (during pregnancy).

4 Trimesters (#16) Any of 3 periods during pregnancy, lasting 3 months each. (#16) Any of 3 periods during pregnancy, lasting 3 months each.

5 Embryo (#6) The developing human from implantation to the end of the 8th week. (#6) The developing human from implantation to the end of the 8th week.

6 Embryo

7 6 Week Embryo

8 Fetus (# 7) Developing human from 3 months (beginning of 9 th week) until birth. (# 7) Developing human from 3 months (beginning of 9 th week) until birth.

9 3 Month Fetus

10 Fetus

11 Placenta (#2) Pancake shaped organ that unites fetus to mother & acts as a filter. (#2) Pancake shaped organ that unites fetus to mother & acts as a filter.

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15 Umbilical Cord (#4) Cord attaching fetus to the placenta, carries oxygen & food to baby & waste to mother. (#4) Cord attaching fetus to the placenta, carries oxygen & food to baby & waste to mother.

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20 Amniotic Sac (#3) Thin membrane sac, covering fetus, contains protective fluid. (#3) Thin membrane sac, covering fetus, contains protective fluid.

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23 Labor (#8) Physical activities involved in giving birth. (#8) Physical activities involved in giving birth.

24 Contractions (#9) Rhythmic muscular movements of the uterus during labor. (#9) Rhythmic muscular movements of the uterus during labor.

25 Dilation (#17) Widening of the cervix (the diameter of the cervix gets wider). (#17) Widening of the cervix (the diameter of the cervix gets wider).

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27 Effacement (#18) The ridge of the cervix thins out, until it seems to no longer be part of the uterus. (#18) The ridge of the cervix thins out, until it seems to no longer be part of the uterus.

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30 Engagement (#19) When the head of the fetus drops low into the pelvis or birth canal. (#19) When the head of the fetus drops low into the pelvis or birth canal.

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32 Crowning (#20) Point at which head of fetus is visible at the vaginal opening. (#20) Point at which head of fetus is visible at the vaginal opening.

33 Birth Canal (#10) Cervix, vagina, and vulva, fetus passes through during birth. (#10) Cervix, vagina, and vulva, fetus passes through during birth.

34 Afterbirth (#1) Placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled after delivery. (#1) Placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled after delivery.

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36 Postnatal (#23) Relating to an infant immediately after birth (APGAR Test). (#23) Relating to an infant immediately after birth (APGAR Test).

37 Activity (muscle tone) 0 Limp; no movement 1 Some flexion of arms and legs 2 Active motion Activity (muscle tone) 0 Limp; no movement 1 Some flexion of arms and legs 2 Active motion Pulse (heart rate) 0 No heart rate 1 Fewer than 100 beats per minute 2 At least 100 beats per minute Pulse (heart rate) 0 No heart rate 1 Fewer than 100 beats per minute 2 At least 100 beats per minute Grimace (reflex response) 0 No response to airways being suctioned 1 Grimace during suctioning 2 Grimace and pull away, cough, or sneeze during suctioning Grimace (reflex response) 0 No response to airways being suctioned 1 Grimace during suctioning 2 Grimace and pull away, cough, or sneeze during suctioning Appearance (color) 0 The baby's whole body is completely bluish-gray or pale 1 Good color in body with bluish hands or feet 2 Good color all over Appearance (color) 0 The baby's whole body is completely bluish-gray or pale 1 Good color in body with bluish hands or feet 2 Good color all over Respiration (breathing) 0 Not breathing 1 Weak cry; may sound like whimpering, slow or irregular breathing 2 Good, strong cry; normal rate and effort of breathing Respiration (breathing) 0 Not breathing 1 Weak cry; may sound like whimpering, slow or irregular breathing 2 Good, strong cry; normal rate and effort of breathing

38 Postpartum (#24) Six week period after birth for bonding and recovery. (#24) Six week period after birth for bonding and recovery.

39 Postpartum Depression (#26) Series of mood swings and emotional changes after birth. (#26) Series of mood swings and emotional changes after birth.

40 Breech Birth (#15) Fetus that is positioned buttocks or feet first in the birth canal. (#15) Fetus that is positioned buttocks or feet first in the birth canal.

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43 Caesarean Section (#14) Surgical incision to abdomen and uterus for delivery of fetus. (#14) Surgical incision to abdomen and uterus for delivery of fetus.

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45 Nurse Midwife (#25) Registered nurse with additional training in child birthing. (#25) Registered nurse with additional training in child birthing.

46 Lamaze Method (#12) Mental & physical preparation by mother, helps suppress pain by breathing. (#12) Mental & physical preparation by mother, helps suppress pain by breathing.

47 Natural Childbirth (#11) Mother receives preparation to stay conscious with little or no use of drugs. Baby is born vaginally. (#11) Mother receives preparation to stay conscious with little or no use of drugs. Baby is born vaginally.

48 Leboyer Method (#13) Soft lights and use of a birthing tub to deliver baby into water, less traumatic. (#13) Soft lights and use of a birthing tub to deliver baby into water, less traumatic.

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