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What does FAS stand for?
Fetal Alcohol Sydrome
What does SIDS stand for?
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
What is a glucose tolerance test?
A test to see if someone has dibetes.
What is an apgar test?
A quick assessment for the baby's physical conditions like respiration ,reflex and muscle tone.
What is a screening test?
A test to check the baby's hearing and eyes.
Why is bonding important?
It's important to develope an attatchment between the baby and the parents
What is colostrum?
It's a clear thick liquid , heigh protein, high calories and pre-milk.
What is jaundice?
It'a when the baby's skin and eyes look yellow as a result of a toxin bilirubin is not metabolized by the young liver. Can be cured by sunlight or a special light.
What is a Lactation consultant?
A professional that helps with machanics of breast feeding.
What are fetal monitors used for?
To see how the baby is doing.
How is an epidural administrated?
By a needle in the back.
Why is walking recommended to the first mother in labour?
To help speed up the labour.
What is toxoplasmosis?
It's an infection caused by a parasite.
During pregnancy a woman should gain how much weight if she is already a normal weight?
What are some symptoms of pregnancy?