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12.The method of childbirth experienced by the vast majority of mothers is a __________ delivery. A. vaginalB. medicatedC. cesareanD. prepared13.Cesarean birth rates in the United States are among the __________ in the world. 14.Education and training in physical fitness, breathing, and relaxation in labor for women planning vaginal birth is called ____________ childbirth. 15.Which childbirth technique substitutes voluntary or learned physical responses for the fear and pain? 16.Tanya's doctor has prepared her for the possibility that her baby has a large head and may have to be delivered by surgical delivery through an incision in Tanya's abdomen. This method of birth is called a A. medicated birth.B. prepared birth.C. cesarean section.D. Lamaze method.17.
Katrina is in labor. She is being attended by an experienced helper who offers emotional support. This
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18.A method of medicated delivery that allows a women to feel sensations and move her legs so she is able to participate in childbirth is the 19.Natural or prepared childbirth can minimize the need for 20.Prepared childbirth teaches breathing and muscle responses in order to A. speed the birth.B. minimize fear and pain.C. bring about a hypnotic state.D. slow the contractions.21.The neonatal period is the first __________ of life. 22.The average newborn weighs __________ pounds. 23.Which of the following is likely to be heaviest at birth? 24.Places in the neonate's skull where the bones are not completely fused are called the A. fontanels.B. vernix.C. apex.D. hyaline commissure.25.Why are there fontanels in a neonate's skull?
Which of the following statements about the first few days of life is NOT true?