FERTILIZATION_AND_PRENATAL_CARE_OUTLINE

Hcg human chorionic gonadotropin secreted by the

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HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin)- Secreted by the placenta Stimulates production of _____________ and__________________.
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Helps maintain _____________ of the uterus. Prevents _____________ from occurring. Determining Pregnancy Doctor’s Office / Lab Check for HCG Present in the mother’s ____________. Detectable as early as ______ week after first missed period Radioimmunoassay Can detect _______ up to one week before period is to begin. Internal Examination _________ Changes Size of the ___________ Prenatal Care Doctor’s Visit As soon as possible Dr. does internal as well as blood Monitors baby’s development Monitors mothers health behaviors Eating habits and vitamins discussed. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Can cause ____________, ___________, and behavioral______________ Babes are _____________ and lighter Impaired ____________ Mental ____________________ __________________ Poor _________________ Smoking Greater chance of premature birth _______________ birth rate Smokers are ___ times more likely to have a miscarriage or stillbirth Both stillbirth and miscarriage are types of pregnancy loss, but they differ by when the loss occurs.
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A miscarriage (sometimes called a spontaneous abortion) is when a baby dies before the 20th week of pregnancy. Stillbirth is the death of a baby after the 20th week of pregnancy but before delivery. Also at risk from passive smoking. Each year in the United States about ______________ babies, or ________ babies every day, are born still. Responsibility of the Mother Get prenatal care early. Go to all your regularly scheduled doctor appointments. Eat a well-balanced diet. Continue to take a multivitamin to be sure that mother and baby both get the nutrients they need. Gain enough weight, but not too much. Money
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  • Fall '12
  • Ms.Brunswich
  • prenatal care, yolk sac, mothers health behaviors, regularly scheduled doctor

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