10th Ed. Chapter 17 Becoming A Parent

10th Ed. Chapter 17 Becoming A Parent - Chapter 17:...

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Chapter 17: Becoming a Parent Objectives Learning Objectives On completing this chapter, you will be able to: Describe the impact that having a baby can have on a couple. Identify physiological aids and obstacles to fertilization. Describe the changes that take place in intrauterine development during each of the three trimesters of pregnancy. Discuss guidelines for maintaining a healthy pregnancy. Describe the three stages of labor and delivery. Explain four different types of prenatal screening, and describe the circumstances in which each might be used. Discuss complications that can take place during pregnancy and childbirth. Identify the causes and treatment options for infertility. Differentiate among surrogate parenting, foster parenting, and adoption. Terms and Definitions blastocyst – early stage of the developing life form that imbeds into the endometrial lining of the uterus. bonding – important initial recognition established between the newborn and those adults on whom the newborn will depend. cesarean delivery – surgical removal of a fetus through the abdominal wall. embryo – developmental stage from the end of the second week after conception until the end of the eighth week. enucleated egg – an ovum with the nucleus removed. false labor – conditions that resemble the start of true labor; may include irregular uterine contractions, pressure, and discomfort in the lower abdomen. fetus –
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course IS 301 taught by Professor Aleiss during the Spring '08 term at CSU Long Beach.

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10th Ed. Chapter 17 Becoming A Parent - Chapter 17:...

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