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Recommendations for improving the chances of conception include:
A)using a basal body temperature chart to record the drop in temperature on the day of ovulation and the rise in temperature on the day following ovulation.
B)intercourse.having intercourse every 12 hours during the week in which the woman is to ovulate.
C)using a female-on-top position during
D)douching with an acidic solution, such as vinegar, before intercourse.
During fetal development:
A)some viruses and other diseases are able to pass the placental barrier.
B)the head develops before the lower body.
C)quickening and fetal heartbeat are first detected during the second trimester.
D)all of the above.
A woman experiencing many physical symptoms, such as breast tingling, frequent urination, nausea, vaginal discharge, fatigue, and sleepiness, is probably in her _______ of pregnancy.
A)first trimester
B)second trimester
C)third trimester
D)first semester
Muscle cramps, nerve pains, uterine ligament pains, sleeplessness, irritability, and increased blood pressure during pregnancy are likely symptoms of:
A)a healthy pregnancy.
B)protein deficiency.
C)calcium deficiency.
D)antibiotic use.
Which of the following is true with regard to alcohol consumption during pregnancy?
A)Alcoholic beverages are especially harmful to the fetus during the last trimester of pregnancy.
B)Drinking one alcoholic beverage per day has been established as a safe limit for alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
C)A woman's abuse of alcohol during pregnancy may result in offspring who display a pattern of malformations termed the fetal alcohol syndrome.
D)Alcohol consumed by the woman does not circulate through the fetus.
Which of the following is true of episiotomies?
A)The incision is left open after the baby is born.
B)Critics claim that it is often done for the doctor's convenience.
C)They are frequently done in most Western countries.
D)Women will feel a sharp pain when the doctor cuts the skin.
Which of the following is true with regard to cesarean sections?
A)Placenta previa requires the performance of a C section.
B)The United States has lower cesarean delivery rates than most western European countries.
C)Once a woman has had one delivery by cesarean, she must have all subsequent deliveries by the same method.
D)Use of fetal monitors has been shown to decrease the likelihood that the physician will choose to perform a C section.
Which of the following is true with regard to the postpartum period?
A)Most women experience intense postpartum depression.
B)Fathers who are more involved with the parenting role have a higher incidence of depression.
C)Research has validated the existence of a "critical period" for mother-infant attachment.
D)Most parents experience sleep deprivation during the postpartum period.
Which of the following is NOT true of an ectopic, or "misplaced," pregnancy?
A)A sexually transmitted disease can increase the risk of an egg becoming implanted in the fallopian tube, abdominal cavity, ovary or cervix.
B)Heavy smoking may be associated with an ectopic pregnancy.
C)Ectopic pregnancy is difficult to diagnose early on.
D)Ectopic pregnancies are readily diagnosed, often within the first three weeks after conception.
A)has a higher risk of fetal loss than chorionic villus sampling.
B)is recommended for women older than age 35 and those who have a previous history of bearing a child with a genetic defect.
C)can be performed earlier in the pregnancy than chorionic villus sampling.
D)all of these.
The most common cause of infertility relates to:
A)failure to ovulate.
B)complications from sexually transmitted diseases.
C)low sperm count.
D)hostile cervical mucus.
Which procedure involves collecting sperm and eggs and then inserting them together into the fallopian tube, where natural fertilization can take place, followed by natural implantation?
A)artificial insemination
B)in vitro fertilization
D)embryo transfer

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