Childbirth and Hormones – Zygote, Embryo, Fetus

Chapter 3 Quiz – Psychology (Childbirth and Hormones)

Childbirth, hormones, zygote, embryo and fetus are some of the subjects discussed in this chapter.


The reason why contractions occur during childbirth is to cause the ______.

baby to move into the correct position for delivery – correct

cervix to dilate so the fetus’s head can pass through

placenta to separate from the uterine wall

amniotic sac to rupture to allow labor to begin


What develops from a cluster of cells inside the blastocyst?

zygote

placenta

fetus

embryo – correct


Placing the low birth weight or premature infant vertically against the parent’s chest, under the shirt, thereby promoting skin-to-skin contact is called ______.

kangaroo care – correct

newborn intervention

supplemental care

attachment therapy


Which structure is the largest cell in the human body?

zygote

ovum – correct

embryo

sperm


The term “neonate” refers to a  ______.

zygote

newborn baby – correct

baby in utero

fetus


In the __________ state of arousal, newborns experience irregular breathing.

quiet alertness

waking activity – correct

regular sleep

drowsiness


The teratogen that is most likely to cause developmental disabilities is _____.

alcohol – correct

marijuana

caffeine

cigarettes


The neural tube develops into the ______.

head and torso

head and neck

heart and respiratory tract

brain and spinal cord – correct


A quick and easy overall assessment of the baby’s immediate health is ______.

muscle tone assessments

the Apgar scale – correct

prenatal vital signs

irritability measurement


During the second stage of childbirth,  ______ occurs.

elimination of the placenta

delivery

labor

contractions decreasing in intensity – correct


How much time can an ovum live in the fallopian tube, capable of still being fertilized?

24 hr – correct

12 hr

8 hr

48 hr


Of the following perceptual abilities, which is the least developed at birth?

hearing

smell

Vision – correct

taste


The blastocyst is a ______.

cellular disk that develops into layers that form all of the major organs of the body

a fluid-filled sphere around a cluster of cells from which the embryo will develop – correct

flat organ that provides nutrient and waste exchange between the mother and fetus

Childbirth and hormones zygote

neural tube that will develop into the central nervous system of the body


Which structure is the largest cell in the human body?

zygote

sperm

Ovum – correct

embryo


A health care professional, usually a nurse, who specializes in childbirth is referred to as a ______.

technician

doula

midwife – correct

coordinator


The teratogen that is most likely to cause developmental disabilities is _____.

caffeine

cigarettes

marijuana

alcohol – correct


Placing the low birth weight or premature infant vertically against the parent’s chest, under the shirt, thereby promoting skin-to-skin contact is called ______.

supplemental care

kangaroo care – correct

attachment therapy

newborn intervention


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