HE 312 Chapter 7

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  1. The health of women of child-bearing age from pre-pregnancy through pregnancy, labor, and delivery, and post-partum period
    Maternal Health
  2. What is the age range for Infant Health?
    From birth to 1 year
  3. What is the age range for Child Health?
    From ages 1 - 14
  4. What is the age range for Adolsecent Heatlh?
    From 14 - various ages
  5. What are some risk factors for higher rates of morbility and mortality in pregnancies?
    • 1. Low Access to health care
    • 2. Low Education/income
    • 3. Low Immuntiy
    • 4. Low Organic Foods/ Nutrition
    • 5. Unintended Pregnancies
    • 6. Maternal Drug use
    • 7. Prenatal insufficiencies
  6. Low Birth Rate
    Less than 5.8 lbs
  7. What is considered a premature birth
    Less than 37 weeks
  8. What are the two terms for infant mortlaity rates? And what is the leading cause
    1. Neo-natal mortality: First 28 days (4 weeks)

    2. Post-neo-natal mortality: 29 days to 365 days 

    Leading cause: SIDS
  9. What are the leading cause of death for childhood morbidity?
    • 1. Accidents
    • 2. Cancer
    • 3. Birth defects
  10. The proces of determining preferred number and spacing of children in one's family and choosing the appropriate means to achieve this preferance
    Family Planning
  11. What are the 4 Major components of "Pre-natal Heathcare"?
    • 1. Treatment
    • 2. Education/Knowledge
    • 3. Risk Assesment
    • 4. Risk Reduction
  12. Name 4 factors that contribute to "low birth weight"?
    • 1. Multiple Births
    • 2. Alcohol use during pregnancy
    • 3. Low maternal weight during pregnancy
    • 4. Term/length of pregnancy

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