Pregnancy and Ante-natal Care

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What is a ***** mixture of?
Semen is a mixture of sperm and seminal fluid.
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Where are eggs stored?
Eggs are stored in the ovaries.
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The quality of eggs deteriorates with age. True or False?
True
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Where does a fertilised egg implant itself?
A fertilised egg implants itself in the uterus.
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Is the sex of a baby determined by an egg or a sperm?
A sperm
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An early sign of pregnancy is weight gain. True or False?
False
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At what age do babies become viable?
Babies become viable after 24 weeks.
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What do the letters EDD stand for?
EDD stand for Estimated Delivery Date.
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What is the average lenght of a pregnancy in weeks?
37-42 weeks.
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Which kind of twin shares a placenta?
Identical twin.
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What sort of straps should a bra worn in pregnancy have?
A bra worn in pregnancy should have wide starps.
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What causes FAS?
Alcohol causes FAS (foetal alcohol syndrome)
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Infertility only afftects women. True or False?
False.
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which professional treats infertillity in women?
Gynaecologist.
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What do letters IVF stand for?
IVF stands for in vitro fertilisation.
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What do the letters ICSI stand for?
ICSI stands for intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection.
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When is the baby fully formed?
The baby is fully formed at Week 12.
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A baby born after 24 weeks can't survive. True or False?
False.
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How are the plancenta, umbilical cord and amniotic sac made?
The plancenta, umbilical cordand amniotic sac are made by the fertilised egg.
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The mother's antibodies can pass to the baby. True or False?
True.
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What is the sac filled with?
The amniotic sac is filled with amniotic fluid.
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What could high blood pressure during pregnancy indicate?
High blood pressure in pregnancy could indicate pre-eclampsia.
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An ultrasound scan uses microwaves. True or False?
False.
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What could excess fluid on the back of a baby's neck indicate?
Down Syndrome.
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Which professional does the booking-in visit?
The midwife does the booking-in visit.
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Health visitors deliver babies. True or False?
False.
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Who keeps the hand held notes in pregnancy?
The Mother keeps the hand held notes in pregnancy.
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Is it always possible to follow a birth plan?
No.
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Which specialist cares for women during pregnancy, labour and birth?
Obstetrician.
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Eggs are released from the ............... .
ovaries.
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The scrotum contains two ............... .
testes.
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The ............... is found at the neck of the uterus.
cervix.
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The ............... ejaculates *****.
penis.
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The ............... is a pear shaped organ.
uterus.
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Sperm are deposited at the top of the ............... .
******.
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Sperm is stored in the ............... .
epididymis.
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When should pre-conceptual care begin?
Pre-conceptional care should begin before conception.
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The triple test...
measures APF.
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Amniocentesis detects what?
baby's sex.
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Nuchal foldtranslucency...
measures fluid on the back of the neck.
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How does a scanner work?
A hand held scanner over the abdomen, which is covered in gel, reflects sound waves, which projects an image onto a screen.
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What 3 things can a father do to help his partner during labour?
1.be present at birth. 2. offer reasurance. 3. let the midwife know his partner's wishes
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