Great for expectant mothers and OB-GYNs can enjoy these flash cards of birthing terms.
There are 14 flash cards in this set (3 pages to print.)
1. Print out the cards.
2. Cut along the dashed lines.
3. Fold along the solid lines.
Sample flash cards in this set:
|What is the purpose of contractions in the first stage of labor?||Dilate the cervix|
|What is the word for the widening of the cervix?||Dilation|
|What is the purpose of contractions during the second stage of labor?||Push out the baby|
|What is the definition of crowning during delivery?||Appearence of the baby's head|
|What is the definition of breech position?||Feet or buttocks first|
|What is the name of the process that sometimes occurs when there is an incision made in the vaginal opening during delivery?||Episiotomy|
|What occurs when the baby is in breech position or the baby's heart rate suddenly drops?||Cesarean section|
|What are the spaces in the baby's skull that flex to allow the head to pass through the birth canal?||Fontanels|
|What condition is treated with lights?||Jaundice|
|What is the primary purpose of a healthy baby's first visit to the doctor?||To assess the growth and development|
|What is the most important thing to support when holding a newborn infant?||Head|
|What is the liquid containing antibodies that is released from the breast prior to breast milk?||Colostrum|
|What is the process of forming strong emotional ties?||Bonding|
|What is the reflex that stimulates when something is put inside the infants mouth?||Sucking|