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uterus
breach babies
amniotic sac
jaundice
fixed expenses
fontanels
bonding
cervix
contractions
mucus plug
birth plan
diliveray
midwife
labor
placenta

LABOR and BIRTH Crossword

Type
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Description

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

Labor and Delivery Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Pregnancy word search

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Description

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

Prenatal Development, Pregnancy, and Birth Crossword

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The pear shaped muscular organ in a woman's abdomen that houses the developing baby Uterus
the neck, or narrow lower portion, of the uterus cervix
slim, pipelike structure that connects an ovary to the uterus fallopian tube
almond shaped organs that contain a woman's eggs ovaries
egg cell containing the genetic material contributed by the mother ovum
the union of sperm and egg fertilization
the expulsion of the ovum ovulation
first 14 days of prenatal development, from fertilization to full implantation germinal stage
a fertilized ovum zygote
hollow sphere of cells formed during the germinal stage in preparation for implantation blastocyst
process in which a blastocyst becomes embedded in the uterine wall implantation
structure projecting from the wall of the uterus during pregnancy through which the develpoing baby absorbs nutrients placenta
structure that attaches the placenta to the fetus, through which nutrients are passed and fetal wastes are removed umbilical cord
bag-shaped, fluid-filled membrane that contains and insulates the fetus amniotic sac
the period of pregnancy gestation
one of the 3 month long segments into which pregnancy is divided trimester
the inability to conceive after a year of unprotected sex infertility
any infertility treatment in which the egg is fertilized outside the womb. abbr. ART
a special hospital unit that treats at-risk newborns, such as lbw and vlbw nicu

First Stage of Childbirth Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

amniotic sac
amniotic fluid
uterus
length
Epidural
crowning
contractions
transition
lightening
early labor
Bloody show
Active Labor
Dilation
Effacement
Cervix

Labor & Delivery Word Scramble

Type
Word Scramble
Description

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

Unit 3: Birth and Newborn Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The cervix stretching. A doctor uses this to know when a women is about to have her baby. Dilation
A birth canal, allows the baby to be delivered. Vagina
The process of childbirth. Labor
A doctor who concentrated on childbirth and pregnancy. Obstetrician
Used to help a baby make its way to the birth canal if its having trouble. Forceps
An arrangement that allows the newborn baby to sleep alongside its mother in her hospital room rather than in a nursery. Rooming-in
An infant that is born three weeks before the due date, weighs less than 5 pounds and 8 ounces. Premature Infant
When individuals form a close relationship. Bonding
This type of birth can be done when a vaginal birth is not safe for the baby or the mother's health or life. Cesarean Birth
Narrow outer end of the uterus. Cervix
Assisting a pregnant female in giving birth. Deliver
A doctor who concentrated on the care of children. Pediatrician
First form of milk produced after childbirth Colostrum
Time for mother after the baby is born Postpartum
A rating system, tests a newborn's physical conditions Apgar Scale
The period of the child after the birth Postnatal
Non-medically trained,helps deliver babies Lay-midwife
Muscle walls of uterus working to expel the baby Uterine Contractions
Umbilical cord, placenta, and amniotic sac that is delivered after the baby. Afterbirth
Medically trained, helps deliver babies Nurse-midwife
Open space in baby's head where bones have not joined Fontanels

Female Reproductive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Holds all the digestive organs abdomen
Fluid surrounding the fetus AmnioticFluid
Fluid filled sac that contains and protects a fetus in the womb AmnioticSac
When a baby is born with a deformity BirthDefects
Opening of the uterus Cervix
Things that you really want during your pregnancy Cravings
Unborn offspring in the process of development Embryo
The normal time your baby should be born in Fullterm
The process of carrying in the womb between conception and birth Gestation
Burning sensation of the chest Heartburn
A swollen vein in the region of the anus Hemorrhoids
Antigen in red blood cells RHFactor
1st fetal movement Quickenting
Organ in fetus nourishes the fetus through the umbilical cord Placenta
A mature female reproductive cell (egg) Ovum
Plugs the cervix MucusPlug
Nausea in pregnancy Morningsickness
An abrupt change in mood Moodswing
Period of 3 weeks in pregnancy Trimester
Attaches the fetus to the placenta during gestation UmbilicalCord

Labor and Delivery Word Search

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Description

heeheehoohoo
iv
walton
spotting
vagina
braxtonhicks
bloodyshow
apgarscore
hospital
placenta
afterbirth
uterus
delivery
labor
colostrum
demerol
epidural
fecal
forceps
contractions
crowning
effacement
dilation
blood
cord
cervix
amnioticfluid

Childbirth Education Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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