NUTR test 4 (1)
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Organ that functions to prepare the mother’s breast for lactation
What connects the umbilical cord to the fetus
A newly fertilized egg
Term used to describe Gestation divided into equal periods
3 months, called trimesters
When does neural tube forms
during the early weeks of pregnancy; when a malformation of the brain, spinal cord, or both during embryonic development occurs (neural tube defects)
Term used when an infant is born during the 43rd week of pregnancy
Recommended weight gain for a normal weight woman
Should gain about 3 1/2 pounds in the first trimester and just under 1 pound/week thereafter, achieving a total gain of 25 to 35 pounds per term
Recommended weight gain for an underweight woman
should gain about 5 pounds in the first trimester and just over 1 pound/week thereafter, achieving a total gain of 28 to 40 pounds by term.
Minimum weight gain for obese pregnant women
Should gain about 2 pounds in the first trimester and 2/3 pounds/week thereafter, achieving a total gain of 15 to 25 pounds
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