Child Development

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Estimated Date of Delivery
The predicted day in which the baby will be born.
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Miscarriage
When the foetus dies in the uterus usually before 12 weeks.
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Amniocentesis
Procedure where amniotic fluid is taken to test for Downs's Syndrome
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Induction
Certain hormones can be given to start contractions and the waters are artificially broken - labour is brought on by medical assistance.
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Episiotomy
The ****** is cut open slightly to to widen it, which is then sewed back up after birth.
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Elective and Emergency Caesarean section
Elective - the mother chooses to have a c - section in her birth plan for various reasons e.g preferred/multiple babies
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When the foetus dies in the uterus usually before 12 weeks.

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Miscarriage

Card 3

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Procedure where amniotic fluid is taken to test for Downs's Syndrome

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Card 4

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Certain hormones can be given to start contractions and the waters are artificially broken - labour is brought on by medical assistance.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

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The ****** is cut open slightly to to widen it, which is then sewed back up after birth.

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Preview of the back of card 5
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