The first stage of labor in which the cervix dilates from 1 centimeter to 10
centimeters is called the stage of ______________________.
The second stage of labor, which is the period from complete dilation of the
cervix to delivery of the infant, is called the stage of __________________.
The third stage of delivery, the placental stage, is the period after delivery,
ending with the ______________________________.
List three signs of true labor.
If you discover the umbilical cord is wrapped around the baby's neck during
delivery, gently try to _______________________________________________.
Be prepared to hold the newborn baby securely because not only may strong
contractions cause the newborn to explode from the birth canal but also a
newborn is _____________________________.
A fertilized egg implanted outside the uterus in the fallopian tube or on an ovary
is called an _______________________ pregnancy.
An embryo implanted in the lower uterine segment is called