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First Stage of Childbirth Word Search

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uterus
length
Epidural
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Cervix

Labor & Delivery Word Scramble

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epidural
umbilical
uterus
contractions
newborn
Placenta
delivery
breathing
vagina
Cesarean
breastfeeding
skin-to-skin
birth
Amniotic Fluid
breech
Colostrum
Crowning
Dilation
cervix
Jaundice

Pregnancy word search

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UMBILICALCORD
PELVIS
MILIA
CESAREAN
CERVIX
MUCOUSPLUG
MASTITIS
EPISIOTOMY
EPIDURAL
HORMONE
JAUNDICE
KEGEL
APGARSCORE
CONTRACTIONS
CROWNING
DILATION
FETUS
FALLOPIANTUBES
UTERUS
PLACENTA

MATERNITY Word Search

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FONTANELLE
DILATE
CROWNING
TRIMESTER
INSULIN
FETAL ASSESSMENT
HYPERGLYCEMIA
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HYDRAMNIOS
GESTATIONAL DIABETES
POSTPARTUM
TRIPLETS
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IMMUNIZATIONS
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GRANDPARENTS
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Labor and Delivery Crossword

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Secreation of milk from the breast Lactation
The act of giving birth; childbirth Parturition
Shortening of the uterine muscles occurring at intervals before and during childbirth Contraction
The opening of cervix as it is pulled upward and fetus is pushed downward Dilation
Cervical thinning Effacement
The location of the presenting part of the fetus in the birth canal Station
The fluid-filled sac that contains and protects a fetus in the womb; membranes Amniotic Sac
The top portion of the uterus Fundus
The lower part of the uterus that dilates as labor progresses Cervix
A situation at childbirth where the fetus is in a longitudinal lie and the head enters the pelvis first Vertex
The fetus is in a longitudinal lie with the buttocks or feet closest to the cervix Breech
A synthetic form of oxytocin, used to induce labor Pitocin
A decrease in the fetal heart rate below the fetal baseline Deceleration
A surgical cut made at the opening of the vagina during childbirth Episiotomy
The procedure by which the amniotic sac is deliberately ruptured Amniotomy
The fluid surrounding a fetus Amniotic Fluid
The normal discharge from the uterus after childbirth Lochia
The sensation that a pregnant woman feels when the baby drops Lightening
Used to determine the position of a fetus inside the woman's uterus Leopolds Maneuver

Labor and Delivery Word Search

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effacement
dilation
cervix
cerclage
amniocentesis
placenta
pushing
twins
fetus
monitor
breech
support
episiotomy
peanut ball
midwife
hemorrhage
pitocin
amniotic fluid
vacuum extraction
forceps
vagina
Cesarean section

LABOR and BIRTH Crossword

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A small incision to prevent tearing EPISIOTOMY
After the baby is born, contractions continue causing the placenta to seperate from the . UTERUS
Passage of the mucus from the the cervix is sometimes referred to as "the show" plug
Refers to the cervix stretching and expanding. DILATION
The liquid when your "water breaks" is . AMNIOTIC FLUID
An incision made in the mother's lower abdomen for delivery is . CESAREAN SECTION
Refers to a baby's positioned with feet, buttocks, or shoulders first. BREECH
A fetal records the strength and duration of contractions. MONITOR
The baby dropping lower in the pelvis. LIGHTENING
Refers to the time the baby's head is first seen. CROWNING
This is expelled in the last stage of labor. PLACENTA
The tightening and releasing of the mucles in the uterus is . CONTRACTIONS
A premature baby is usually place in an to control underdevolped body systems. INCUBATOR
This assesment is used for rating newborn's physical condition. APGAR SCALE
The thick, pasty substance that protects from over exposure to the amniotic fliud. VERNIX
Spots where the bones have not yet fused together are . FONTANELS
The fine hair that grows on on newborn's forehead, back, and shoulders is . LANUGO
These cells are capable of producing all types blood cells. STEMCELLS

Childbirth Education Crossword

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The sensation a women feels when the baby drops? Lightening
The fetus is in position with the buttocks or feet close to the cervix? Breech
The lower part of the uterus that dilates as labor progresses cervix
Çervical thinning? Effacement
The location of the presenting part of a fetus in relation to mom's pelvis? Station
Tightening of uterine muscles - occuring at intervals before and during childbirth? Contractions
A synthetic form of oxytocin, used to induce labor? Pitocin
The fluid surrounding the fetus in the uterus Amniotic fluid
A decrease in the fetal heart rate below the fetal baseline? Deceleration
First fluids produced by the breasts after birth? Colostrum
The opening of the cervix as it is pulled upward and the fetus is pushed downward? dilation
The fluid filled sac that contains, and protects a fetus in the womb. Amniotic sac
The top, muscular portion of the uterus? Fundus
The normal discharge from the uterus after childbirth? Lochia
______ is used for to reduce swelling and provide comfort to the perinium immediately followoing delivery. Ice
A nerve block, used in childbirth to decrease sensation below the waistline; adminitered by the anesthesia dept.? Epidural
Baby's first bowel movement? Meconium
An organ that develops during pregnancy to provide oxygen and nutrients to your growing baby and removes waste products from your baby's blood? Placenta
Connects the fetus to the placenta? Umbilical Cord
Delivery of a baby through an abdominal and uterine incision? Cesarean Birth
Babies should always sleep on their ___________to prevent SIDS? Backs

Pregnancy and Birth Crossword

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Where the mother thinks shes going into labor but is not. BRAXTONHICKS
Baby is upside down during birthing process BREECH
Or birth made by cut made on mothers abdomen and baby is pulled out of womb CESAREAN
Sharp pains felt during birth CONTRACTIONS
Shot given into mothers spine to ease pain EPIDURAL
Caused by heavy drinking during pregnancy FETALALCOHLSYNDROME
Sickness during pregnancy MORNING
Aka vaginal birth NATURAL
Unfertilized egg OVAM
Causes acid to go to the heart PKU
_____ is expelled during afterbirth PLACENTA
Depresson some mothers get after pregnancy POSTPARDOM
Birth defect where spinal cord doesn't develop properly SPINABIFIDA
Provides nutrients to baby during pregnancy UMBILICALCORD
Where the baby stays during pregnancy WOMB

Women's Health Crossword

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Temporary increase in fetal heart rate that peaks above the baseline of 15 bpm and last 15 bpm Accelerations
Occur at least every 5 minutes and last 30-60 seconds Contraction duration
False contractions, tighten the uterus, do not cause pain, indicates dehydration Braxton Hicks
An incision made down the perineum to allow for more room Episiotomy
Delayed onset of 1st menstrual period Primary amenorrhea
Adverse effect of epidural block Maternal hypotension
Thinning of the cervix Effacement
Induction of labor by artificial means Augmentation
An infection that can occur by eating undercooked meats and by exposure from infected cat feces. Toxoplasmosis
At 20 weeks, the fundus is located at the ________. Umbilicus
The hormone that stimulates milk ejection after birth, stimulations contractions, and keeps the uterus contracted after birth. Oxytocin
Characterized by dilation of the collecting ducts, which becomes distended and filled with cellular debris. This usually occurs as a woman approaches menopause. Ductal ectasia
Absence of menses for at least 3 cycles (3 months) after an established 6 months of regular cycles Secondary amenorrhea
Part of the fallopian tube where fertilization takes place Ampulla
Hormone that causes the LH surge leading to the ovulatory phase of the ovarian cycle Estrogen
Without this hormone, pregnancy would not be maintained Progesterone
Sign of true labor Cervical change
Fetal movements Quickening
Presentation when the fetal buttocks or feet enter the pelvis first Breech
Help cause the cervix to dilate and contractions to occur when pregnant women go into labor Prostaglandin
Top of the uterus, used a point of reference for measuring fetal growth Fundus
Vaginal discharge during the postpartum period Lochia
Initiates milk production when levels of estrogen and progesterone fall (not made during pregnancy) Prolactin
Used to test for chromosomal abnormalities and fetal defects early in second trimester Amniocentesis
A thick, green tar-like substance that lines intestine in baby and released with baby’s first bowel movement Meconium