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Test 2 review 2 - Chapter 5 Conception Pregnancy and Birth...

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Chapter 5: Conception, Pregnancy, and Birth Objectives: When you finish reading this chapter, you should be able to: Explain the process of conception. Describe how the fertilized egg develops from a zygote to a blastocyst. Discuss the trimesters of pregnancy, including the fetal development and impact on the expectant mother. List some of the important responsibilities associated with pregnancy. Describe the most common problems associated with pregnancy. Explain the birth experience, including labor and childbirth alternatives. Describe some of the issues faced after the birth of a baby. Explain the typical causes of infertility in females and males. Identify alternatives available for dealing with infertility.
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Chapter 5 Quiz: 1. Egg and sperm are formed by a specialized process called: a. meiosis b. conception c. mitosis d. sexual Reproduction 2. Fertilization takes place in the: 3. The union of the egg and sperm is only the beginning. Over the next several days, on its way to implantation in the uterus, the fertilized egg moves from being called a: 4. A pregnancy test is looking for the presence of ___ in the blood or urine. 5. Quickening would most likely occur during: a. the first trimester of pregnancy b. the third trimester of pregnancy c. the time of pregnancy d. the second trimester of pregnancy 6. Any drug, legal or illegal, that can cause a malformation or birth defect in the embryo or fetus is called a: a. prohibitor b. colostrum c. teratogen d. hormone 7. As women age, their eggs also age, and there is an increased chance of having a baby with a chromosomal defect -- the most common being Down's syndrome. 8. Rh incompatibility refers to a condition in which antibodies from the pregnant woman's blood destroy red blood cells in the fetus. 9. This method of childbirth involves the woman and her coach (often her partner) learning how to relax and breathe in patterns that conserve energy and decrease pain.
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