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Describe the term quickening/lightening

The first time feeling the fetus moving usually occurs 18-20 weeks in primavadas and 14 -16 weeks in multigavadas

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T/F
primigravida moms will experience quickening sooner than multigravadas

false - other way around
multigravadas is at 14-16 weeks
primivadas is at 18-20 weeks

3

Describe what chloasma

a typical occurrence in pregnancy that changes characteristics of the skin.... can become masked, darkened or freckled skin

4

What is Linea nigra

A skin feature during pregnancy that is a dark line in the lower abdomen

5

What is Piscracks sign

an internal pelvic exam that shows asymmetrical enlargement of the uterus ... this sign confirms pregnancy

6

What is Chadwick's sign

An internal pelvic exam that confirms pregnancy... a bluish discoloration of the vagina/cervix will appear if pregnant

7

What are braxton hicks contractions?

they are contractions that normally occur during pregnancy that usually starts about 28 weeks gestation, they can disappear with exercise or walking

8

when does morning sickness usually occur

usually happens in the 1st trimester
occurs in 50% of pregnancies from weeks 5-18

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What can morning sickness lead to if is doesn't go away after the 1st trimester?

can lead to hyperemesis gravidum

10

Hyperemeisis gravid can lead to:

weight loss
dehyradtion
ketosis
electrolyte abnormalities

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when does hyperemesis gravidum start to affect the baby

when ketosis and electrolyte abnormalities occur

12

T/F after the first baby, Rh will not affect the baby

false, usually doesn't affect the first baby but there after it will

13

at __ weeks, mom receives a mercury free Rhogram shot ( Rh immunoglobulin)

28