There is usually time to get a pregnant woman to a hospital for delivery is her
contractions are more than ____________________ apart.
25. List three procedures to follow if the newborn does not breathe spontaneously
after you have suctioned his nose and mouth.
26. You have just conducted the five-minute APGAR evaluation of a newborn. These
Color -- completely pink.
Heart rate -- More than 100 beats per minute.
Respiratory effort -- Good crying and regular breathing.
Muscle tone -- Active motion with limbs well-flexed.
Reflex irritability -- Grimaces/sneezes in response to nose catheter.
What is the infant's score on the APGAR scale? ________ points
What does the score indicate about the baby's general condition?
27. In a breech delivery, you must create an air passage for the baby if its head does
not deliver in three minutes. List the steps to take to create this air passage.
_________________ of the umbilical cord occurs when the umbilical cord
delivers before the baby.