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1. Assist the woman to breastfeed.2. Dress the baby in a shirt and diaper.3. Administer the ophthalmic prophylaxis.4. Take the baby’s rectal temperature.74.A 4-day-old breastfeeding neonate whose birth weight was 2,678 grams has lost100 grams since the cesarean birth. Which of the following actions should thenurse take?1. Nothing because this is an acceptable weight loss.2. Advise the mother to supplement feedings with formula.3. Notify the neonatologist of the excessive weight loss.4. Give the baby dextrose water between breast feedings.
188MATERNALANDNEWBORNSUCCESS75.A 2-day-postpartum breastfeeding client is complaining of pain during feedings.Which of the following may be causing the pain?1. The neonate’s frenulum is attached to the tip of the tongue.2. The baby’s tongue forms a trough around the breast during the feedings.3. The newborn’s feeds last for 30 minutes every 2 hours.4. The baby is latched to the nipple and to about 1 inch of the mother’s areola.76.A newly delivered mother states, “I have not had any alcohol since I decided tobecome pregnant. I have decided not to breastfeed because I would really like togo out and have a good time for a change.” Which of the following is the bestresponse by the nurse?1. “I understand that being good for so many months can become veryfrustrating.”2. “Even if you bottle feed the baby, you will have to refrain from drinking alcoholfor at least the next six weeks to protect your own health.”3. “Alcohol can be consumed at any time while you are breastfeeding.”4. “You may drink alcohol while breastfeeding, although it is best to wait until thealcohol has been metabolized before you feed again.”77.A physician writes in a breastfeeding mother’s chart, “Ampicillin 500 mg q 6 h po.Baby should be bottle-fed until medication is discontinued.” What should be thenurse’s next action?1. Follow the order as written.2. Call the doctor and question the order.3. Follow the antibiotic order but ignore the order to bottle feed the baby.4. Refer to a text to see whether the antibiotic is safe while breastfeeding.78.Four pregnant women advise the nurse that they wish to breastfeed their babies.Which of the mothers should be advised to bottle feed her child?1. The woman with a neoplasm requiring chemotherapy.2. The woman with cholecystitis requiring surgery.3. The woman with a concussion.4. The woman with thrombosis.79.A woman states that she is going to bottle feed her baby because, “I hate milk andI know that to make good breast milk I will have to drink milk.” The nurse’sresponse about producing high-quality breast milk should be based on which of thefollowing?1. The mother must drink at least three glasses of milk per day to absorb sufficientquantities of calcium.

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