Prenatal Massage

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  1. Condition with elevated levels of proteins in urine and hypertension, also known as toxemia
    Preeclampsia
  2. a contraindicated acupressure point on the lateral ankle between the Achilles tendon and lateral malleolus
    Bladder sixty
  3. a history of this makes any current pregnancy high risk
    misarriage
  4. Too high or too low, it makes pregnancy high risk
    Weight (of mother)
  5. Pregnancy in a woman any older than this age are considered high risk
    35
  6. pregnancy in a woman any younger than this age are considered high risk
    15
  7. an agent capable of inducing abortion
    abortifacient
  8. a contraindicated accupressure point on the hand
    large intestine four
  9. a contraindicated accupressure point on the medial ankle between the achilles tendon and medial malleolus
    kidney 3
  10. an essential oil that promotes and regulates menstrual flow
    emmenogogue
  11. an acupressure meridian that governs blood, to be avoided during pregnancy
    spleen
  12. a contraindicated accupressure point on the tibia above the medial malleolus
    spleen six
  13. a condition caused by pregnancy involving inadequate insulin production
    gestational diabetes
  14. a high risk factor
    multiple gestations (twins, triplets...)
  15. high blood pressure
    hypertension
  16. besides reproductive, the reflex points to avoid
    endocrine
  17. condition that requires a physician's permission, with this contraindictaion that also applies to any post surgical client, the MT needs to avoid the saphenous vein area and may need to omit legwork altogether
    DVT (deep vein thrombosis)
  18. the type of pregnancy that occurs when the zygote implants in the fallopian tube
    ectopic
  19. an atypical fetal presentation
    breech
  20. hormone that increases melanin production in the skin
    estrogen
  21. hormone that dilates peripheral blood vessels
    progesterone
  22. a stress hormone
    norepinephrine
  23. sensory awareness of position and movement
    proprioception
  24. ligament responsible for aches at the anterior sacrum
    sarouterine
  25. a "feel good" hormone
    dopamine
  26. a hormone that reduces irritability
    seratonin
  27. a stress hormone that weakens collagen and inhibits the immune response
    cotisol
  28. second to appendicitis, disease here is common during pregnancy
    gallbladder
  29. trimester between week 0 and week 13
    first
  30. what the linea alba turns into for some women
    L I N E A N E G R A
  31. separation of the linea alba
    Diastasis
  32. hormone detected in a positive pregnancy test
    HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin)
  33. hormone that stimulates milk production/flow to breasts
    prolactin
  34. week after which supine positioning is no longer allowed
    22nd
  35. hormone that softens connective tissue
    relaxin
  36. ligament responsible for groin and abdominal strain
    round
  37. position required instead of supine after week 22
    semireclining
  38. the primary source of pregnancy hormones in the second trimester
    placenta
  39. hormone that promotes bonding and the milk let down reflex (ejection of milk)
    oxytocin
  40. trimester between weeks 27 and 40
    third
  41. trimester during which hair, eyebrows and nailsfirst appear, occurs between week 14 and 26
    second
  42. mask of pregnancy, darkening of the skin due to estrogen, usually resolves after pregnancy.
    chloasma
  43. massage for premature newborns increases this by 47%
    weight
  44. ligament that can cause lumbar pain from week 20- week 28
    broad
  45. the side lying position that has a 20 - (25) minute time limit
    right
  46. Where is estrogen produced in the body?
    ovaries and adrenal cortex
  47. what are the influences of estrogen in a pregnant woman?
    • -increases size of uterus, cervix and breasts
    • -increases insulin secretion (gest. diabetes)
    • -decreases stomach acidity
    • -increases melanin (darkens linea negra/mask of pregnancy)
  48. effects of progesterone on the pregnant body
    • -dilates peripheral blood vessels (bleeding gums, hemorrhoids)
    • -relaxes smooth muscle = decreases peristalsis (constipation)
    • -increases breathing frequency
    • -promotes adipose deposits in thighs, hips and torso
    • -enriches the uterus with a thick lining of blood vessels (preparation for implantation)
    • -affects moods :(
  49. difficult breathing, usually developed late in pregnancy
    dyspnea
  50. vein on inner thighs that is an endangerment zone and should not be massaged (or too much pressure)
    saphenous vein (comes of the femoral vein)
  51. what ligaments are most stressed during pregnancy?
    • uterine ligaments
    • -sacrouterine ligament (uterosacral)
    • -broad ligament
    • -round ligament
  52. what are the three primary considerations for pregnancy massage contraindications?
    • positioning
    • high risk factors
    • clots
  53. how long is the maximum time frame a client can be right side-lying?
    20-25 minutes
  54. when should rocking be omitted?
    with nausea
  55. when should mobilization be omitted?
    • with joint issues, ex: hip separation (pubis)
    • with nausea
  56. name six symptoms that require immediate referral to a primary care practitioner (PCP)?
    • abdominal discomfort
    • leg pain
    • uterine cramping
    • malaise
    • bleeding or leaking fluid
    • sudden pain
  57. mid to high back pain can mean
    kidney stones or infection
  58. low back pain
    UTI, preterm labor, contractions
  59. groin pain and pressure can be a sign of
    separated pubic symphysis, UTI, preterm labor, contraction, pulled round ligament
  60. headache, heartburn, edema, sever persistent back pain can be signs of
    preeclampsia, gestational hypertension, or HELLP syndrome
  61. pain in the leg or calf and be a sign of
    Blood clot

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