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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 Chapter 4 Birth and the Newborn Baby: In the New World
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 The fetus signals the mother when it is ready to be born. After birth, babies are held upside down and slapped on the buttocks to stimulate independent breathing. Birth and the Newborn Baby: Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 The way that the umbilical cord is cut determines whether the baby’s “belly button” will be an “inny” or an “outy.” Women who give birth according to the Lamaze method do not experience pain. Birth and the Newborn Baby: Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 In the United States, 1 birth in 4 is by cesarean section. It is abnormal to feel depressed following childbirth. Birth and the Newborn Baby: Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 Parents must have extended early contact with their newborn children if adequate bonding is to take place. More children die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than from cancer, heart disease, pneumonia, child abuse, AIDS, cystic fibrosis and muscular dystrophy combined. Birth and the Newborn Baby: Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 Countdown… The Stages of Childbirth
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 Dropping or Lightening Head of fetus settles in pelvis Braxton-Hicks contractions First uterine contractions may be experienced as early as 6 th month Blood spotting in vaginal secretions Day or so before labor Rush of amniotic fluid from vagina Occurs in 1 woman in 10 What Events Occur just prior to the Beginning of Childbirth?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 Beginning of labor may be signaled by indigestion, diarrhea, ache in small or back, and abdominal cramps Placenta and uterus secretes prostaglandins excite uterus muscles causing contractions As labor progresses, oxytocin is released stimulates contractions powerful enough to expel the fetus What Events Occur just prior to the Beginning of Childbirth?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 Uterine contractions efface and dilate cervix First stage lasts from a few hours to more than a day Contractions increase in strength, frequency, and regularity Mother may be prepped Shaving pubic hair Administer enema What Happens during the First Stage of Childbirth?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 4 Fetal monitoring
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