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Maternal Newborn Nursing

Review Questions

Maternal Newborn NursingReview Questions

Review Questions

1 .
What is Lamaze International Childbirth Education based on?
  1. breathing techniques
  2. comprehensive evidence-based childbirth teachings
  3. empowerment of the nursing staff
  4. positions to promote breast-feeding
2 .
What does the nurse say about labor beginning to the laboring person who has studied Lamaze?
  1. “We should walk in the hallways to get your labor started.”
  2. “Let’s turn the lights down and get you into a comfortable position with your partner next to you.”
  3. “I bet you are ready for the Pitocin to get started to get your baby here.”
  4. “Early labor is the best time for you to come to the hospital.”
3 .
How would a patient who has taken Lamaze education respond when the health-care provider recommends breaking the bag of waters in early labor?
  1. “As long as it will speed up my labor, that is fine.”
  2. “I trust whatever intervention you think is right.”
  3. “What are the risks and benefits of breaking my water right now?”
  4. “Will I be able to get an epidural after you break my water?”
4 .
What statement by a health-care provider is an example of shared decision making between a health-care provider and a patient?
  1. “I’m going to start this medication because it is best for your baby.”
  2. “Can you agree with me because I am your health-care provider?”
  3. “I understand how the hospital works, and it will be easier for you to just do what is easy for the nurses.”
  4. “Do you feel ready to make a decision after we talked about this medication?”
5 .
The nurse is attempting to explain physiologic birth. What do they say?
  1. “Physiologic birth involves interventions that do not harm the baby.”
  2. “Physiologic birth occurs only in birth centers.”
  3. “If your partner and I give you support, you can have a birth without medical intervention.”
  4. “If you want to have a cesarean birth, we can ask your health-care provider to schedule it.”
6 .
Why was the Bradley Method originally introduced?
  1. as a novel approach to pregnancy where low-intervention, medication-free births were the goal
  2. as an education program that supported use of twilight birth
  3. as a system of supporting families wanting community birth
  4. as a program of education that focused on the importance of using a doula instead of a partner as a birth support
7 .
Nutrition is an integral part of the Bradley Method. What important nutrition advice is taught in this method?
  1. Only eat low-fat foods.
  2. Increase protein to 100 g per day.
  3. Do not eat dairy because it causes food allergies.
  4. Eat a low-protein diet.
8 .
In what way is the Mongan Method of childbirth education beneficial to birthing people?
  1. It helps people push with great effort in second stage labor.
  2. Birthing people feel confident about the use of an epidural to relax the body.
  3. People are taught how to release fear to decrease pain.
  4. HypnoBirthing is proven to be 100 percent effective in relieving pain in labor.
9 .
Who created the Mongan Method?
  1. physician
  2. midwife
  3. hypnotherapist
  4. organization
10 .
What is the theory that supports HypnoBirthing?
  1. the fear-tension-pain theory
  2. the theory that pain is productive in labor
  3. the idea that self-hypnosis always works if you try hard enough
  4. the theory that when hypnotized during labor, the environment does not matter because the person is not aware of the surroundings
11 .
What technique is used for visualization and deepening in HypnoBirthing?
  1. counting contractions
  2. the “on-off” switch
  3. visualizing the instruments used to assist with birth
  4. deepening into hypnosis to help push harder
12 .
What does HypnoBirthing teach about the emotional and physical changes in pregnancy?
  1. Fear of childbirth provides a healthy incentive to learn.
  2. Physical changes in pregnancy make relaxation harder.
  3. Physical and emotional changes are normal.
  4. Emotional changes cause anxiety that is difficult to let go of.
13 .
F. M. Alexander was an actor who developed a medical technique. What was the basis for this technique?
  1. Relaxing his throat helped his voice return to normal.
  2. Relaxing his back helped him overcome chronic back pain.
  3. Sitting upright allowed him to breathe better.
  4. Better posture controlled his movements.
14 .
Relaxation of muscles in labor provides many benefits. What is one benefit of this technique in labor?
  1. Relaxation will prevent a cesarean section.
  2. Relaxation of the pelvic floor helps in pushing the fetus in the second stage.
  3. Relaxation of the abdomen ensures an unmedicated birth.
  4. Relaxation causes the contractions to decrease in strength.
15 .
What can self-awareness with postural adjustments lead to?
  1. tension formation
  2. tension release
  3. suboptimal posture
  4. back pain
16 .
What is one characteristic of the Alexander Technique the nurse can explain to a patient?
  1. taught only in person
  2. focused on unmedicated birth
  3. taught by a person who will assess the muscles and posture
  4. only useful for pregnancy but not birth
17 .
What is the purpose of a birth plan?
  1. dream about birth
  2. learn about birth options and determine personal preferences
  3. list all things not wanted for the birth
  4. ensure an unmedicated birth
18 .
The laboring person asks the nurse to review the birth plan. What item is on a typical birth plan?
  1. where the patient will be staying after birth
  2. who will be watching their other children
  3. what position they want to birth in
  4. how they will time contractions

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