EXERCISES, LESSON 2
INSTRUCTIONS. Complete the following exercises by writing the answer in the space
provided. After you have completed all the exercises, turn to the solutions at the end of
the lesson and check your answers.
Pains due to contractions of the uterus following childbirth and after the placenta
has been expelled are called _____________________.
The rating system for newborn babies which measures their general condition is
A baby delivering buttocks or feet first is being born in the _______________
Delivery of the baby and placenta through an incision made into the abdominal
wall and the uterus of the mother is called a _______________ birth.
The thin, yellowish fluid which comes from the mother's breast before breast milk
is called ____________________________.
The appearance of the baby's head at the opening of the vagina is termed
The cord which connects the baby and the placenta is called the __________
The rhythmic, involuntary contractions of the uterus which accomplish the
process of birth care are commonly termed _____________________.